Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 236 km northeast of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 12:20 pm (GMT +2) -
Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 9 km depth
16 Jan 10:34 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 14 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 16, 2022 10:20:25 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 12:20 pm (GMT +2)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||38.9412°N / 26.1502°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)|
|Antipode||38.941°S / 153.85°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)|
|Nearest volcano||Kenger (201 km / 125 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||236 km (147 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 8°C (46 F), humidity: 50%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from ENE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.0||8.5 km||Greece: MIDILLI ADASI GUNEYI (AEGEAN SEA)||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.0, 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.