Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, Turkey, on Monday, Jan 17, 2022 at 1:22 pm (GMT +3) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
17 Jan 11:35 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Jan 17, 2022 at 1:22 pm (GMT +3)
Depth: 7.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8753°N / 26.7567°E (Aegean Sea, Turkey)
Antipode: 38.875°S / 153.243°W
Nearest volcano: Kenger (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
537 km (333 mi) W of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SE of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.0||7.7 km||Turkey: CANDARLI KORFEZI (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.