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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 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 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.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 16, 2022 10:20:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 12:20 pm (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2
Depth8.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.9412°N / 26.1502°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode38.941°S / 153.85°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Nearest volcanoKenger (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities236 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 quakeClear Sky 8°C (46 F), humidity: 50%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.08.5 kmGreece: MIDILLI ADASI GUNEYI (AEGEAN SEA)KOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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