Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 63 km south of Kos, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 3:38 pm (GMT +3) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.4 quake Aegean Sea, 58 km south of Kos, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, 1 Aug 7:31 am (GMT +3), which had occurred 2 days earlier.
Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 63 km south of Kos, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 3:38 pm (GMT +3)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 12 km depth

3 Aug 12:40 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 2 minutes.
3 Aug 12:41: Now using data updates from GFZ
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3 Aug 14:52: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 13.4 to 11.5 km (from 8.3 to 7.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.5 km (1.6 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: Aug 3, 2021 12:38:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 3:38 pm (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 11.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.3515°N / 27.0992°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 36.352°S / 152.901°W
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Nikia (pop: 48) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SSE of Kefalos (pop: 2,530) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) S of Kardamena (Dodecanese) (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Kos (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) S of Kalymnos (Dodecanese) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) S of Turgutreis (Bodrum, Turkey) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Bodrum (Turkey) (pop: 39,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) W of Ialysos (Ialisos) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) NE of Iraklion (pop: 137,200) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) ESE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) NE of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) E of Anaphi Island (pop: 271) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 37.8°C (100 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 11 m/s (21 kts) from NW
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.012 kmGreece: 23 Km WSW From TilosNOA
5.253 kmDODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECEEMSC
5.210 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceGFZ
5.15.4 kmGreece: MEDITERRANEAN SEAKOERI-RETMC
5.310 km30 Km SSW of Mandráki, GreeceUSGS
5.310 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceGeoAu
5.210 kmGreece: Mandrakion / SporadenZAMG
4.910 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceBMKG

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Kalymnos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Sitting in chair in kitchen on second floor reading and my chair stated vibrating for about 10seco do as my cell phone fell off the table | 5 users found this interesting.  
Marmaris (120.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : Woke me from a snooze shaking side to side. | 2 users found this interesting.  
Kos, Dodecanese, South Aegean (60.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Sun bed seened to shake back and forwards for a few seconds | 2 users found this interesting.  
Mastichari, Kos (54.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I felt unsteady standing up so sat down and the chair was vibrating for a few seconds. | One user found this interesting.  
Athens, Nomarchía Athínas, Attica (350.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Nothing felt here | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Kefalos, Dodecanese, South Aegean (45.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Side to side shaking like on an uneven floor | One user found this interesting.  
Kolymbia, Rhodes (95.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : The bed was shaking from side to side 2-3 times | One user found this interesting.  
Didim (115.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : In apartment didn't notice movement have fan on as so hot | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Kos (64 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : Als würde jemand am Bett rütteln.. | One user found this interesting.  
near Karabağlar, İzmir (226.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Floor moving side to side | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
near Karabağlar, İzmir (226.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Floor moving side to side | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Kos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Was in bed, the bed was shaking a lot. Someone in my family woke up from this and things like drinks were shaking too.  
Kos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : ?? | One user found this interesting.  
Mastichari kos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : . | One user found this interesting.  
Rhodes / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Shaking bed | One user found this interesting.  
Kos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : ?? | One user found this interesting.  
Rhodes town / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Bed shake | One user found this interesting.  
Kos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : .. | One user found this interesting.  
Marmari / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Unsere Liegen am Pool haben plötzlich leicht gewackelt. | One user found this interesting.  
Gümüşlük / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : I was lying in my bed and then it wobbled back and forth | One user found this interesting.  
Datça / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It swang a bit | One user found this interesting.  
Aghios Nicolaos, Lasithi, Crete (182 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Kos island (46 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Kako prinari, kos (61.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
rhodes (100.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Kolymbia (96.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Lardos, Dodecanese, South Aegean (83 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Kos (63.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No feeling  
Lindos (93.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Smooth shaking of the bed. 4 Times. 2nd Florian.  
Kusadasi, Aydın (168.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Messaria (55.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
ammoudara (214.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Kardamena, Dodecanese, South Aegean (51.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kos (59.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
45 km of Datca, Muğla (27 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
rhodes (100.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Lardos, Dodecanese, South Aegean (84.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Marmaris (118.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Eristos beach, Tilos (24 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
tilos (26.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Kefalos (46.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Marmari, Kos (58.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Astypalaia (68.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
near Kardamena, Dodecanese, South Aegean (25.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lardos, Rodos (86.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short
Turgutreis, Bodrum, Muğla (70.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Gümüslük (79.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Kos, Dodecanese, South Aegean (62.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Marmari (57.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Ψινθο Ροδο (92.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short (reported through our app)
Kos (62.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Livadia (27 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Rhodos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Pali nisyros / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Kos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Crazy  
Bodrum, akyarlar / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kefalos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Lardos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
santa rosa / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
marmaris / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Kefalos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Kefalos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Mastichari / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Kardamena Kos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Marmaris / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Kos, Greece / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
rhodos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Rhodes / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 15-20 s
Kefalos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Livardia, Tilos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Marmaris turkey / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Kos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Kos city / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Kefalos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Kos, Kefalos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Marmari kos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Kardamena / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
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