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Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 35 km northwest of Pigadia, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 5:53 pm (GMT +3) -

Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 35 km northwest of Pigadia, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 5:53 pm (GMT +3) Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 35 km northwest of Pigadia, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 5:53 pm (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 14 km depth

26 May 14:56 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 2 minutes.
26 May 15:00: Now using data updates from NOA
26 May 15:45: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 13.7 km (from 6.2 to 8.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 28 km (17 mi) towards NNW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 26, 2022 14:53:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, May 26, 2022 at 5:53 pm (GMT +3)
Depth13.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude35.7431°N / 26.9504°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode35.743°S / 153.05°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoNisyros (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities20 km (12 mi) W of Olymbos (pop: 400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) NW of Pigadia (pop: 2,240) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) N of Agia Marina (Dodecanese) (pop: 444) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) NE of Palekastro (pop: 1,090) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) NE of Sitia (pop: 8,710) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
98 km (61 mi) SW of Embonas (pop: 1,060) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
138 km (86 mi) SW of Rhodos (pop: 56,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
380 km (236 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
126 km (78 mi) ESE of Anaphi Island (pop: 271) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 29°C (84 F), humidity: 37%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
3.314 kmGreece: 14 Km W From KarpathosNOA
3.210 kmCrete, GreeceRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Elmali-ANTALYA (ELL/KO network) | Distance from quake: 288 km / 179 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Elmali-ANTALYA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

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