Terremoto moderato mag. 4.5 - Mare Egeo, 59 km a sud da Kos, Dodecanese, Egeo Meridionale, Grecia, 22 Jul 5:16 pm (GMT +3) -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.5 - Mare Egeo, 59 km a sud da Kos, Dodecanese, Egeo Meridionale, Grecia, 22 Jul 5:16 pm (GMT +3)

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.5 at 8 km depth

22 Jul 14:19 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 3 minuti.
22 Jul 14:21: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: NOA
22 Jul 14:25: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.5 a 4.6. Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 5.7 km (3.5 mi) al ENE.
22 Jul 14:37: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.6 a 4.5. Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 7.7 km (da 6.2 a 4.8 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 6.1 km (3.8 mi) al O.
Update Thu, 22 Jul 2021, 14:24
Moderate 4.5 quake hits near Kos Town, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece
4.5 quake 22 Jul 5:15 pm (GMT +3)
4.5 quake 22 Jul 5:15 pm (GMT +3)
A magnitude 4.5 earthquake near Kos Town, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, was reported only 8 minutes ago by the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter in the afternoon on Thursday 22 July 2021 at 5:15 pm local time. 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 German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), which listed it as a magnitude 4.5 earthquake as well. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 3.5.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Nikia (pop. 48) located 23 km from the epicenter, Kéfalos (pop. 2,500) 44 km away, Kardamena (pop. 1,900) 46 km away, Antimacheia (pop. 2,300) 49 km away, Pyli (pop. 2,400) 53 km away, and Kos Town (pop. 19,200) 60 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kalymnos (pop. 12,300) located 65 km from the epicenter, Bodrum (pop. 39,300) 79 km away, and Rhodes (pop. 56,100) 100 km away.
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Earthquake data

Data & ora: 22 Jul 2021 14:16:27 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 22 Jul 5:16 pm (GMT +3)
Magnitudine: 4.5
Prof.: 7.7 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 36.3876°N / 27.1042°E (Mare Egeo, Grecia)
Antipode: 36.388°S / 152.896°W
Vulcano più vicino: Nisyros (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km SSO da Nikia (pop: 48) --> Vedi sismi vicini
42 km SSE da Kefalos (pop: 2,530) --> Vedi sismi vicini
47 km S da Antimacheia (Dodecanese) (pop: 2,250) --> Vedi sismi vicini
59 km SSO da Kos (pop: 19,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
64 km S da Calino (Dodecanese) (pop: 12,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
65 km SO da Datca (Datça, Turchia) (pop: 10,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
71 km S da Turgutreis (Bodrum, Turchia) (pop: 16,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
78 km SSO da Bodrum (Turchia) (pop: 39,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
100 km O da Rodi (pop: 56,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
348 km ESE da Atene (pop: 664,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
119 km E da Anaphi Island (pop: 271) --> Vedi sismi vicini
120 km S da Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) --> Vedi sismi vicini
151 km ESE da Schinousa Island (pop: 256) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 33.8°C (93 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 15 m/s (29 kts) from NW
Fonte dati primaria: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 MWh, equivalent to 84.8 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.
4.57.7 kmGreece: 19 Km WSW From TilosNOA
4.433 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceGFZ
4.843 km28 Km S of Mandráki, GreeceUSGS
4.843 kmGreece: Mandrakion / SporadenZAMG

User reports for this quake (10)

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greece (42.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Panormos, Dodecanese, South Aegean (68.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Kato Gouves, crete, greece / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : I woke uo that the closet door slamed and the bed was shortly shakong  
Livadia, Tilos (25.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 1-2 s
greece (42.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Kos town / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Nisyros / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Nisyros / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Gentle rolling motion  
gümüşlük (74.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : We felt it a little bit  
Mandraki (24.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Was inside and felt a horizontal shake in our house, doors and windows rattled a bit  
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