Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, on Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 1:50 am (GMT +3) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 6 km depth
21 Oct 00:10 UTC: First to report: NOA after 1 hour and 19 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 1:50 am (GMT +3)
Depth: 5.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.1443°N / 27.8549°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Antipode: 35.144°S / 152.145°W
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (171 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) SE of Karpathos (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) S of Gennadi (pop: 655) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) S of Lardos (pop: 1,350) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) S of Ambonus (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) S of Archangelos (Archaggelos) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) S of Ialysos (Ialisos) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) E of Palekastro (pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) SSW of Rhodos (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) E of Sitia (pop: 8,710) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (302 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|3.0||5.5 km||Greece: 69 Km SE From Karpathos||NOA|
|2.7||2.1 km||Greece: MEDITERRANEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quake
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