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Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 56 km northeast of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 5:48 pm (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 56 km northeast of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 5:48 pm (GMT +2) Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 56 km northeast of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 5:48 pm (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 13 km depth

6 Dec 15:52 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 4 minutes.
6 Dec 15:53: Now using data updates from NOA
6 Dec 16:03: Magnitude recalculated from 2.6 to 2.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 12.7 km (from 3.1 to 7.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3 km (1.9 mi) towards N.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2022 15:48:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 5:48 pm (GMT +2)
Depth12.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.2457°N / 24.2683°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode38.246°S / 155.732°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoSousaki (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities8 km (5 mi) NNE of Kouvelles (pop: 44) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) NE of Nea Makri (pop: 15,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (28 mi) ENE of Kifissia (pop: 47,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (28 mi) NE of Agia Paraskevi (pop: 59,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) ENE of Marousi (pop: 72,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) ENE of Chalandri (pop: 74,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) NE of Kallithea (pop: 100,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) SE of Euboea Island (pop: 198,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
102 km (63 mi) NE of Nisi Agkistri Island (pop: 1,140) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 14.6°C (58 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 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.
2.713 kmGreece: 9 Km SE From ZarakesNOA
2.713 kmGreece: Aegean SeaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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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