Moderate magnitude 4.3 quake hits 76 km west of Moni Chrysoskalitissas, Greece early morning
Sat, 17 Apr 2021, 22:4322:43 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported early morning near Moni Chrysoskalitissas, Chania, Crete, Greece.
4.3 quake 18 Apr 1:23 am (GMT +3)
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Sunday 18 April 2021 at 1:23 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 60 km. 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop. 66) located 76 km from the epicenter, Kissamos (pop. 4,200) 89 km away, and Paleochora (pop. 2,400) 90 km away.
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Date & time: 18 Apr 2021 1:23 am (GMT +3) local time (17 Apr 2021 22:23 GMT)
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.32°N / 22.7°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Primary data source: EMSC
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