International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452358
Event time 2021-05-11 23:22:40 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-11 20:22:40 - [It was night in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-12 01:41:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 2.4
Depth 3 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent Europe
Country Greece
Administration area South Aegean
Nearest settlement Avlaki
Distance 6 km
Course SE
Surface type underwater quake
Tsunami region Mediterranean
Water surface name Aegean Sea

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Limin Kos (42.52 km), Kalimnos (52.62 km), Bodrum (59.88 km)
Nearest airports
Kos Airport (32.80 km)
Nearest volcanoes
Nisyros volcano (9.64 km), Yali volcano (18.61 km), Kos volcano (36.96 km)
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake.