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

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 1.7 km east of Rethymnon, Crete, Greece, on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 12:46 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 1.7 km east of Rethymnon, Crete, Greece, on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 12:46 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 66 km depth

21 Jun 14:22 UTC: First to report: NOA after 1 hour and 36 minutes.
Date & time: Jun 21, 2017 12:46:03 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 66.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.3597°N / 24.4998°E (Rethymno, Crete, Greece)
Antipode: 35.36°S / 155.5°W
Nearest volcano: Santorini (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ESE of Rethymnon (Rethymno) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) W of Perama (pop: 1,660) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) E of Georgiopoli (Crète) (pop: 2,480) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Zoniana (pop: 1,700) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NW of Tympaki (Timpaki) (pop: 5,290) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) ESE of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) W of Gazi (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) W of Heraklion (pop: 137,200) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) W of Néa Alikarnassos (Nea Alikarnassos) (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) SSE of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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6.166 km3 Km ESE from RethimnonNOA

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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)  
Haskovo (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
Roma, Latium (1268.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (23 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Dec 16, 2017 17:56
4 years ago
3.5

19 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 24 km S of Mires, Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, GreeceMore
Dec 4, 2017 13:37
4 years ago
3.1

6.3 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 13 km SE of Sfakia, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Nov 24, 2017 05:54
4 years ago
2.6

7.2 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 10.7 km NE of Fokia, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Nov 22, 2017 13:47
4 years ago
3.3

10 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 9.3 km SW of Megalonisi Island, Crete, GreeceMore
Nov 15, 2017 15:49
4 years ago
3.4

15 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 2.8 km S of Nisida Gavdopoula Island, GreeceMore
Nov 6, 2017 18:03
4 years ago
2.2

7.2 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 2.9 km SW of Loutro, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Nov 5, 2017 13:19
4 years ago
2.5

11 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 10.8 km W of Agia Galini, Rethymno, Crete, GreeceMore
Oct 31, 2017 20:09
4 years ago
2.7

12 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 29 km SW of Agia Galini, Rethymno, Crete, GreeceMore
Oct 29, 2017 15:20
4 years ago
2.9

1 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 15 km E of Fokia, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Oct 23, 2017 19:20
4 years ago
2.6

59 km
Aegean Sea, 27 km NW of Heraklion, Crete, GreeceMore
Oct 19, 2017 23:11
4 years ago
2.3

8.8 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 3.5 km S of Megalonisi Island, Crete, GreeceMore
Oct 19, 2017 17:33
4 years ago
2.1

23 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 11 km E of Fokia, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Oct 19, 2017 17:09
4 years ago
3.8

15 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 15 km NE of Fokia, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Oct 19, 2017 16:39
4 years ago
2.3

7.5 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 15 km NE of Fokia, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Oct 2, 2017 17:05
4 years ago
2.5

5 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 16 km SW of Tympaki, GreeceMore
Sep 16, 2017 17:30
4 years ago
2.8

78 km
Aegean Sea, 23 km N of Heraklion, Crete, GreeceMore
Aug 27, 2017 13:08
4 years ago
2.6

6.2 km
5.7 km W of Anopolis, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Aug 19, 2017 14:37
4 years ago
3.7

8.3 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 18 km NE of Fokia, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Jul 29, 2017 19:56
4 years ago
2.4

17 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 9.1 km W of Agia Galini, Rethymno, Crete, GreeceMore
Jul 23, 2017 15:25
4 years ago
2.6

13 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 14 km NE of Gavdos Island, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Jul 15, 2017 11:47
4 years ago
2.7

2.9 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 28 km S of Rethymnon, Crete, GreeceMore
Jul 15, 2017 06:31
4 years ago
2.8

5 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 11 km SE of Megalonisi Island, Crete, GreeceMore
Jun 21, 2017 12:46
4 years ago - felt
4.2

37 km
Aegean Sea, 2.3 km NE of Rethymnon, Crete, GreeceMore

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