Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, Greece, on Monday, Oct 18, 2021 3:28 am (GMT +3) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, Greece, on Monday, Oct 18, 2021 3:28 am (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 13 km depth

18 Oct 00:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
18 Oct 00:32: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 10.0 km (from 5 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.8 km (1.8 mi) towards SW.
18 Oct 00:34: Now using data updates from NOA
18 Oct 04:03: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 12.6 km (from 6.2 to 7.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 34 km (21 mi) towards W.
Date & time: Oct 18, 2021 00:28:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Oct 18, 2021 3:28 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 12.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9397°N / 26.1726°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.94°S / 153.827°W
Nearest volcano: Kenger (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) S of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Lisvorio (pop: 408) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Agra (pop: 955) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSW of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NW of Karaburun (Turkey) (pop: 3,250) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 13°C (55 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from N
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.113 kmGreece: 38 Km WSW From MitiliniNOA
3.810 kmGreece: 13 Km S From MitiliniEMSC

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Kefalos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Woke me up as I felt the bed moving from side to side, lasted around 30 seconds  
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