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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 172 km south of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022 at 3:08 am (GMT +2) -

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 172 km south of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022 at 3:08 am (GMT +2) Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 172 km south of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022 at 3:08 am (GMT +2)

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 191 km depth

11 Jan 07:00 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 6 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 11, 2022 01:08:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Jan 11, 2022 at 3:08 am (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.7
Depth190.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.52288°N / 24.37333°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode36.523°S / 155.627°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoMilos (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities172 km (107 mi) SSE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) SSW of Argentiera Island (pop: 910) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
148 km (92 mi) NNW of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.7191 kmSouthern GreeceRaspberryShake

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Alanya (683.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Prodromi, Paphos, Cyprus (746.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : It only last a few seconds whole house shook, no damage. (reported through our app)  
Kokkino Horio, Apokoronas / not felt (reported through our app)
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Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jan 26, 2022 14:04
21 weeks ago
2.4

76 km
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