Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 20 km north of Lesvos Island, North Aegean, Greece, on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 12:16 pm (GMT +2) -
Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 11 km depth
15 Jan 10:28 UTC: First to report: NOA after 11 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 15, 2022 10:16:55 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 at 12:16 pm (GMT +2)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||39.3777°N / 26.2088°E (Greece)|
|Antipode||39.378°S / 153.791°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||NOA (National Observatory of Athens)|
|Nearest volcano||Kenger (210 km / 130 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||265 km (165 mi) NE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
20 km (13 mi) NNW of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 9°C (48 F), humidity: 52%, wind: 5 m/s (11 kts) from NE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.1||11 km||Greece: 4 Km ENE From Mithimna||NOA|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.