Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.1 - Aegean Sea, 15 km SE of Nisida Garmpias Island, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, Monday, 01 Feb. 2021 -

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.1 - Aegean Sea, 15 km SE of Nisida Garmpias Island, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, Monday, 01 Feb. 2021

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.1 at 10 km depth

1 Feb 08:38 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 3 minutos.
1 Feb 08:42: Magnitud recalculada de 5.5 a 5.0. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 2.1 km (1.3 mi) al WSW.
1 Feb 09:37: Magnitud recalculada de 5.0 a 5.1.
Update Mon, 1 Feb 2021, 08:42
Significant magnitude 5.5 earthquake 34 km southwest of Mytilene, Greece
5.5 quake 1 Feb 10:35 am (GMT +2)
5.5 quake 1 Feb 10:35 am (GMT +2)
A shallow magnitude 5.5 earthquake was reported in the morning near Mytilene, Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece.
According to the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the quake hit on Monday 1 February 2021 at 10:35 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should have been widely felt by almost everyone in the area of the epicenter. It might have caused light to moderate damage.
Moderate shaking probably occurred in Agios Fokas (pop. 16) located 4 km from the epicenter, Polichnitos (pop. 2,700) 11 km away, and Agiasos (pop. 2,300) 19 km away.
In Skopelos (pop. 1,500) located 22 km from the epicenter, and Mytilene (pop. 28,300) 34 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Menemen (pop. 53,500) located 86 km from the epicenter, Bergama (pop. 57,200) 86 km away, Urla (pop. 45,200) 88 km away, and Burhaniye (pop. 38,100) 88 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 1 Feb 2021 08:35:19 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Monday, 1 Feb 2021 10:35 (GMT +2)
Magnitud: 5.1
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 38.97°N / 26.18°E (Mar Egeo, Grecia)
Volcán mas cercano: Kenger (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km al SSE de Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
21 km al SO de Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
36 km al OSO de Mitilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
59 km al SO de Ayvalik (Turquía) (pop: 70,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
67 km al N de Quíos (pop: 24,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
71 km al ONO de Aliağa (Turquía) (pop: 44,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
87 km al ONO de Menemen (Turquía) (pop: 53,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
88 km al O de Pérgamo (Turquía) (pop: 57,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
88 km al NO de Urla (Turquía) (pop: 45,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
240 km al ENE de Atenas (pop: 664,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
27 km al SSO de Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
196 km al ENE de Euboea Island (pop: 198,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 17°C (63 F), humidity: 63%, wind: 11 m/s (22 kts) from SSE
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
5.110 kmAegean Sea, GreeceGFZ
5.510 kmNear the Coast of Western TurkeyNIEP
5.110 kmNEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEYEMSC
5.212 kmAEGEAN SEA, GreeceKOERI-RETMC
4.741 kmAegean Sea, GreeceBMKG
5.27.2 km7 Km WSW of Polichnítos, GreeceUSGS
5.110 km847 Km N of Marsa Matruh, GreeceENSN
5.237 kmTurkeyGeoAu
5.110 kmPolikhnitos / Ägäis, GreeceZAMG

User reports for this quake (24)

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polichintos / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s : some nice new cracks in the house | 7 users found this interesting.  
Skala Kallonis / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I was indoors on the upper floor of a two-storey building. At 10.25 local time I felt the building gently sway back and forth for a few seconds. No objects in the room were disturbed, and I did not experience any aftershock  
Güzelcamli (163.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : habe deprem nicht gemerkt.  
1093.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
165.2 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
URLA, İZMİR (83.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Kumburun (102.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
İzmir (103.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Ayvalik (59.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gaziemir Izmir / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Plomari, Lesvos, Greece / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Chios / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
Mytilini / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ayvalık / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
izmir / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Izmir / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 15-20 s
Istanbul, Bağcılar / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Mytilene / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Gaziemir Izmir / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Bornova Izmir, / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ayvalık / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Güzelcamli / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Izmir Yali mehallasi / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Altinoluk / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (474 quakes):
  • 01 Apr 2021 11:31 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 01 Apr 2021 00:05 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 29 Mar 2021 04:38 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 29 Mar 2021 03:55 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 29 Mar 2021 03:55 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    7.9 km (4.9 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 28 Mar 2021 22:06 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Mar 2021 22:06 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    11.3 km (7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 28 Mar 2021 19:10 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    9.1 km (5.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (7 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 28 Mar 2021 16:11 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Mar 2021 16:11 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    16.5 km (10.3 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 28 Mar 2021 13:26 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10.1 km (6.3 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 28 Mar 2021 04:52 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    5.2 km (3.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 28 Mar 2021 04:46 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    25.3 km (15.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 27 Mar 2021 15:17 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    9.7 km (6 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 27 Mar 2021 14:24 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    20.7 km (12.9 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 26 Mar 2021 00:17 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
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