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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 120 Km SSE from Tympaki on Saturday, 15 June 2013

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - 120 Km SSE from Tympaki on Saturday, 15 June 2013
Date & time: Saturday, 15 June 2013 16:10 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 15 Jun 2013 18:10
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 24.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.0415°N / 25.1722°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (290 km)
Primary data source: NOA_HL
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 15 Jun 2013
Sat, 15 Jun 16:10 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmCRETE, GREECEEMSC
Sat, 15 Jun 16:11 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmMediterranean SEA REVISE01 (2013.06.15Bogazici Uni.
Sat, 15 Jun 16:11 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km61km S of Pirgos, GreeceUSGS
Sat, 15 Jun 16:11 UTCM 6.0 / 13 kmCrete, GreeceGFZ
Sat, 15 Jun 16:11 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmS of Pirgos, GreeceGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Athens (455.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Cairo - Giza / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Heraklio ,centre (144.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was sleeper and awake open doors /swing hanging pictures /swing
Rethymnon / MMI IV (Light shaking)
30.094502521318535 (N) / 31.21830013442377 (E) (719.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(Greece) (113 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Despite being relatively close to the epicentre (12km East of Ierapetra) we felt nothing here. We have noticed before that quakes to the South West of Ierapetra are not felt to the East even though they are detectable to the north and south at greater distances. (via EMSC)
Knossos (Greece) (119 km N from epicenter)(no details): I was sitting on a low stone wall at Knossos. I felt a definite movement of the stone wall, almost like I was cupped in the arms of a Giant and she was rocking me gently. I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and I was in SF for the '89 Earthquake, so I've experienced this sensation a few times before. (via EMSC)
Velingrad (Bulgaria) (869 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Седяхме си на 6тия етаж и слушахме метъл. По едно време почнаха да се люлят хилките ми за федербал, които бяха окачени на стената. Изкарахме си ангелите ! (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (123 km N from epicenter)(no details): The most important feature was the long duration of the phenomenon. (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (123 km N from epicenter)(no details): Ηταν δυνατος σεισμος με μικρη διαρκεια περιπου 4 δευτερολεπτα Strong earthquake with short length app.4 sec. It was unusual for this strength to be so short. (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (123 km N from epicenter)(no details): στη Νότια Κρήτη ήταν πολύ πιο αισθητός (via EMSC)
Gazi (Greece) (121 km N from epicenter)(no details): Κράτησε αρκετή ώρα (via EMSC)
Plakias (Greece) (118 km NW from epicenter)(no details): wall trembled (via EMSC)
Analipsi (Greece) (123 km N from epicenter)(no details): i just felt the earth, slightly move and i saw the whisky in the bottles behind the bar was swaying, and then i noticed the lights were also swaying side to side. I think it last about 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (120 km N from epicenter)(no details): Παρατεταμένη διάρκεια (via EMSC)
Xeropotamos (Greece) (119 km N from epicenter)(no details): Μεγάλη αλλά αργή κίνηση (large move but slow acceleration) (via EMSC)
Mires (Greece) (87 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was quiet strong and lasted about 20 seconds. It was getting stronger and stronger, that got me scared a bit but until i had decided to get up and runaway it had stopped. (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (120 km N from epicenter)(no details): We are having quakes more frequently this year or so. (via EMSC)
(Greece) (608 km NW from epicenter)(no details): like sonic boom and then shake so fast with vertical shaking until 30 s (via EMSC)
(Greece) (608 km NW from epicenter)(no details): distinct swaying - but not alarming. lasted for 5 to 8 seconds in two waves - first longer, second shorter. (via EMSC)
(Greece) (608 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was a funny sensation (via EMSC)
Chania (Greece) (168 km NW from epicenter)(no details): very slow period swaying north to south (via EMSC)
Chania (Greece) (168 km NW from epicenter)(no details): We normally have many dogs barking at this time along with chirping bird...all was quiet...even birds. Felt it slightly at first, had to look at glass of water that was next to me to confirm it was an earthquake...then felt the slight sway/rumble of our building. Used the glass of water to verify that the quake had ended. (via EMSC)
Rethimnon (Greece) (135 km NW from epicenter)(no details): lasted several seconds or just over a minute (via EMSC)
Stavromenos (Greece) (134 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I have a tall standing floor lamp that was swaying back and forth. (via EMSC)
Agios Nikolaos (Greece) (127 km NE from epicenter)(no details): σαν να ξεριζωνόταν ...η γη! άκουσα τα σκυλιά στο δρόμο και στις αλλες πολυκατοικίες που γαύγιζαν συνέχεια (via EMSC)
Kokkini Chani (Greece) (126 km N from epicenter)(no details): Πολύ πολύ μεγάλη διάρκεια (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (125 km N from epicenter)(no details): No (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (125 km N from epicenter)(no details): its duration was long, it must have lasted over a minute. The shaking was moderate and its motion was random, back to forth and then left to right and vice versa. (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (125 km N from epicenter)(no details): sxetika dinatos alla mikrou mikous (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (125 km N from epicenter)(no details): It had duration about 50 seconds. (via EMSC)
Agios Dimitrios (Greece) (124 km N from epicenter)(no details): ειχε αρκετη διαρκεια , περιπου 1 λεπτο, αρκετα αισθητος (via EMSC)
Stavrakia (Greece) (115 km N from epicenter)(no details): When standing it felt like being on a boat with some moderate strength of the waves. Our cats were not distracted by the earthquake at all. (via EMSC)
Petrokefalo (Greece) (114 km N from epicenter)(no details): Time about 30 to 40 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Greece) (114 km NW from epicenter)(no details): faint tremor, that was all (via EMSC)
(Greece) (114 km NW from epicenter)(no details): We felt a slight swaying back and forth. maybe 5 sec duration (via EMSC)
(Greece) (114 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was very light. In the beginning, I though I was feeling a bit dizzy, but then I realized an open door in my house was swaying (via EMSC)

 

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