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Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 20 km east of Astypalaia, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 10:24 pm (GMT +2) -

Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 20 km east of Astypalaia, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 10:24 pm (GMT +2) Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 20 km east of Astypalaia, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 10:24 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 71 km depth

6 Dec 20:28 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 3 minutes.
6 Dec 20:32: Magnitude recalculated from 2.5 to 2.7.
6 Dec 20:40: Magnitude recalculated from 2.7 to 2.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 145.2 to 70.8 km (from 90 to 44 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 29 km (18 mi) towards WSW.
6 Dec 20:43: Now using data updates from NOA

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2022 20:24:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 10:24 pm (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.5
Depth70.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.5442°N / 26.5686°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode36.544°S / 153.431°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoNisyros (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities20 km (12 mi) E of Astypalaia (pop: 1,130) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Kefalos (pop: 2,530) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Antimacheia (Dodecanese) (pop: 2,250) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
58 km (36 mi) SW of Kalymnos (Dodecanese) (pop: 12,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) WSW of Kos Stadt (Kos) (pop: 19,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (51 mi) SW of Turgutreis (Bodrum, Turkey) (pop: 16,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (59 mi) SW of Bodrum (Turkey) (pop: 39,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
298 km (185 mi) ESE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (46 mi) ENE of Anaphi Island (pop: 271) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
100 km (62 mi) ESE of Schinousa Island (pop: 256) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 16.2°C (61 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.571 kmGreece: 19 Km E From AstipalaiaNOA
2.571 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceRaspberryShake
2.3126 kmGreece: ONIKI ADALAR (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)KOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.5, 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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