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Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 236 km northeast of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 236 km northeast of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT +2) Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 236 km northeast of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 5 km depth

16 Jan 17:21 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 23 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 16, 2022 15:57:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.9632°N / 26.138°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode38.963°S / 153.862°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Nearest volcanoKenger (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities236 km (147 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.05 kmGreece: MIDILLI ADASI GUNEYI (AEGEAN SEA)KOERI-RETMC

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