Seismologie & Geophysik

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Recent Earthquakes

Earthquake in Greece – July 2017

We have evaluated more extensively the earthquake that occurred overnight from 20 to 21 July between Bodrum (Turkey) and Kos (Greece).

About 4.5 minutes after the earthquake (20/07/2017, 10:31:12 p.m. UTC), the P wave reached Göttingen, located 2,130 km away. The S wave arrived about 3.5 minutes later. The earthquake had a magnitude of Mw = 6.6 and occurred at a depth of about 11 km.

Under these links, you will find seismograms of the STS-2 seismograph, a summary by the GFZ and a report about this earthquake by the daily newspaper Göttinger Tageblatt.

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