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Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 61 km northeast of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 3:55 pm (GMT +2) -

Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 61 km northeast of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 3:55 pm (GMT +2) Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 61 km northeast of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 3:55 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 12 km depth

6 Dec 14:00 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 5 minutes.
6 Dec 14:24: Magnitude recalculated from 2.0 to 1.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 11.7 km (from 6.2 to 7.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.1 km (5 mi) towards N.
6 Dec 14:28: Now using data updates from NOA

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2022 13:55:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 3:55 pm (GMT +2)
Depth11.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.2901°N / 24.3063°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode38.29°S / 155.694°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoSousaki (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities10 km (6 mi) E of Zarakes (pop: 936) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (31 mi) NE of Gerakas (pop: 29,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Kifissia (pop: 47,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (32 mi) NE of Agia Paraskevi (pop: 59,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) ENE of Marousi (pop: 72,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) NE of Chalandri (pop: 74,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Acharnes (pop: 99,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) NE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) SE of Euboea Island (pop: 198,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
107 km (67 mi) NE of Nisi Agkistri Island (pop: 1,140) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 15.4°C (60 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) | 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.
1.812 kmGreece: 10 Km E From ZarakesNOA
1.812 kmGreece: Aegean SeaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.8, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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