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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 3 Km ESE from Rethimnon on Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 3 Km ESE From Rethimnon on Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - 3 Km ESE From Rethimnon on Wednesday, 21 June 2017
21 Jun 14:22 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 1 hour and 36 minutes.
Date & time: Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:46 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 66.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.3597°N / 24.4998°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SE of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
4 km (2 mi) SW of Adelianós Kámpos (pop: 700)
5 km (3 mi) E of Panórama (pop: 400)
46 km (28 mi) SE of Chaniá (pop: 53,900)
58 km (36 mi) W of Irákleion (pop: 137,200)
300 km (186 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: NOA_HL
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 21 Jun 12:46 UTCM 6.1 / 66.1 km3 Km ESE From RethimnonNOA_HL

User reports for this quake (7)

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Kefalonia, Greece / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Heraklion / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We were at the office in Heraklion when we suddenly felt shaking. We all knew it was an earthquake (we are on the 5th floor)
737 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Chania / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Short shaking of glasses.
Makkah, Saudi Arabia (2156.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Chersonissos / not felt
1268.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)

Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake: 3 Km ESE From Rethimnon, 21 Jun 2017 12:46

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (25 quakes):
  • 16 Dec 2017 17:56 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    18.8 km (11.7 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 04 Dec 2017 13:37 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    6.3 km (3.9 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 24 Nov 2017 05:54 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    7.2 km (4.5 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 22 Nov 2017 13:47 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Nov 2017 15:49 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    14.7 km (9.1 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 06 Nov 2017 18:03 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    7.2 km (4.5 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 05 Nov 2017 13:19 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 31 Oct 2017 20:09 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    11.8 km (7.3 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (28 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 29 Oct 2017 15:20 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Oct 2017 19:20 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    59.1 km (36.7 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (33 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 19 Oct 2017 23:11 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    8.8 km (5.5 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 19 Oct 2017 21:29 UTC
    | M 1.3 |
    18.8 km (11.7 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 19 Oct 2017 17:33 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    22.9 km (14.2 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 19 Oct 2017 17:09 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    14.7 km (9.1 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 19 Oct 2017 16:39 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    7.5 km (4.7 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 02 Oct 2017 17:05 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 3 Km ESE From Rethimnon on Wednesday, 21 June 2017
 

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