Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 15 km south of Nisida Garmpias Island, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Monday, 1 Feb 2021 8:00 am (GMT +2) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 4.8 quake Aegean Sea, 12 km south of Nisida Garmpias Island, Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece, 1 Feb 2021 7:47 am (GMT +2), which had occurred 12 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 15 km south of Nisida Garmpias Island, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Monday, 1 Feb 2021 8:00 am (GMT +2)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.5 at 16 km depth

1 Feb 06:02 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 3 minutes.
1 Feb 06:06: Magnitude recalculée de 5.2 à 4.8. Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 4.2 km (2.6 mi) au SO.
1 Feb 06:36: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: NOA
Update Mon, 1 Feb 2021, 06:06
Significant magnitude 5.2 quake hits 41 km southwest of Mytilene, Greece in the morning
5.2 quake 1 Feb 8:00 am (GMT +2)
5.2 quake 1 Feb 8:00 am (GMT +2)
A shallow magnitude 5.2 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 8:00 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.7 earthquake.
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 8 km from the epicenter.
In Polichnitos (pop. 2,700) located 16 km from the epicenter, Agiasos (pop. 2,300) 26 km away, and Mytilene (pop. 28,300) 41 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Vrontados (pop. 5,300) located 59 km from the epicenter, Urla (pop. 45,200) 88 km away, Menemen (pop. 53,500) 89 km away, Bergama (pop. 57,200) 93 km away, and Burhaniye (pop. 38,100) 96 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 1 Feb 2021 06:00:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: lundi, 1 févr. 2021 08:00 (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 4.5
Profondeur: 15.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9378°N / 26.0683°E (Mer Égée, Grèce)
Volcan le plus près: Kenger (205 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km SO de Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
28 km SSE de Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
31 km OSO de Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
39 km SSO de Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
44 km SSO de Petras (pop: 1,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
46 km OSO de Mytilène (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
64 km N de Chios (pop: 24,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
67 km ONO de Foça (Turquie) (pop: 15,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
69 km SO de Ayvalik (Turquie) (pop: 70,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
230 km ENE de Athènes (pop: 664,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
35 km SSO de Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
182 km NNO de Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 16.3°C (61 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 11 m/s (22 kts) from S
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.516 km46 Km WSW From Mitilini, GreeceNOA
4.816 kmNEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEYEMSC
5.15 kmNear the Coast of Western TurkeyNIEP
4.710.9 kmAEGEAN SEA, GreeceKOERI-RETMC
4.613 kmAegean Sea, GreeceGFZ
4.810 km25 Km SSW of Polichnítos, GreeceUSGS
4.410 kmPolikhnitos / Ägäis, GreeceZAMG
4.910 kmMediterranean Sea, 837 Km N of Marsa Matruh, GreeceENSN

User reports for this quake (15)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
46 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
46 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Chios préfecture (194 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
104.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
104.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
97.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
43.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
102.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Ayvalik, Turkey / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Ayvalık / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Izmir Yali mehallasi / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
İzmir Türkiye / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gaziemir Izmir / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s
Altinoluk / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mytilene / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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