Mag. 2.2 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 5.3 km north of Nisida Strovili Island, Chios, North Aegean, Greece, on Sunday, 20 August 2017 at 23:48 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 18 km depth
20 Aug 23:58 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 17.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.598°N / 26.1815°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) NE of Marmaro (pop: 875) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) N of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) W of Karaburun (Turkey) (pop: 3,250) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNW of Çeşme (Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) W of Foça (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) S of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) WNW of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Aliağa (Turkey) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) NNE of Nisida Strovili Island --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NNW of Samos Island (pop: 34,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.2||18 km||KUCUKBAHCE ACIKLARI-IZMIR (AEGEAN SEA)||KOERI-RETMC|
|M 2.4||13 km||18 Km N from Chios||NOA|
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