Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Crete, Greece on Wednesday, 27 November 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 79 km west of Chania, Crete, Greece, on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 07:23 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 79 km west of Chania, Crete, Greece, on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 07:23 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 54 km depth

27 Nov 07:26 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Nov 27 07:27: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 92.0 to 119.0 km.
Nov 27 07:30: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 119.0 to 53.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 53.0 to 54.0 km.
Date & time: Nov 27, 2019 07:23:40 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.7°N / 23.19°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Antipode: 35.7°S / 156.81°W
Nearest volcano: Milos (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Kalyviani (pop: 136) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NW of Palaiochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WNW of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) WNW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SSE of Sparta (Sparti) (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) WNW of Gazi (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SE of Kalamata (pop: 54,100) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) WNW of Heraklion (pop: 137,200) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (161 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSE of Elafonisos Island (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) WNW of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.054 kmCrete, GreeceGFZ
6.067 kmCrete, GreeceEMSC
6.1155 kmCrete, GreeceBMKG
6.020 kmCrete, Greece [Sea: Greece]INGV
6.070 kmCrete, GreeceGeoAu
6.072 km41km NW of Platanos, GreeceUSGS
6.171 km (Greece)NOA
6.080 kmCrete, GreeceIMD
6.087 kmGirit Adasi (mediterranean Sea) (Greece)KOERI-RETMC

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Xarentuna / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was drinking a glass of milk and I felt the milk shaking!! ;)  
crete / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was drinking a Cup of milk and i felt the milk shaking!!!!!!!  
Leonidio / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Peristeri (261.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Peristeri, Athens 12137 (64.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Furniture shook, floor and table as well, my coffee was shaking, it was short and too times  
Rhodes / not felt
Firostefani / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
29 km of Marsa Alam, Red Sea (1602.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I live on the 8th (top) floor of a building in north Jerusalem. Felt rolling. quakes usually last 5 seconds. this maybe doubled that. almost scary.  
Athens / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Richterswil, Bezirk Horgen, Zurich (1754.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Galatas, Chania (73.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : To be honest I am rarely alarmed by earthquakes, I mean I live in Greece, it is something to be expected anyway. I was sleeping, I woke up by the shaking, my cat was fairly alarmed, although he did not move, but rather stayed still, next to me. The only t  
Vamos, Crete (110.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Athens Greece / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Valletta / not felt
Moschato, Nomarchía Athínas, Attica (253.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted for approx 30 seconds  
Athens / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Trier, Rheinland-Pfalz (2055.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Chania, Crete (77.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Voula / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Athens Greece / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
France à Millau 12100 (1946.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Maltepe, Istanbul (779.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Benghazi city / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Vari, Nomarchía Anatolikís Attikís, Attica (246.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Hania Crete / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was sitting at the time and felt like someone was trying to shake me off..the whole chair was shaking..the lighting fixtures were slower to react  
near Mouzouras, Chania, Crete (97.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Hersonissos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Benghazi / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Libya-benghazi  
Marousi, Nomarchía Athínas, Attica (267.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Heraklion (181.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Chania, Crete, Greece (88.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Lasted for about 5 seconds. Very noticeable shaking but no structural damage.  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (66 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
May 25, 2020 02:56
1 year 35 weeks ago
2.7

10 km
Aegean Sea, 19 km N of Nisida Agria Gramvousa Island, Crete, GreeceMore
May 22, 2020 20:35
1 year 35 weeks ago
2.9

30 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 36 km W of Palaiochora, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
May 21, 2020 05:47
1 year 35 weeks ago
2.8

19 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 70 km W of Livadia, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
May 9, 2020 13:52
1 year 37 weeks ago
2.1

17 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 61 km W of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
May 7, 2020 00:42
1 year 37 weeks ago
2.6

12 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 26 km W of Palaiochora, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
May 6, 2020 20:20
1 year 38 weeks ago
2.8

60 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 8.9 km W of Gialos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
May 1, 2020 10:57
1 year 38 weeks ago
2.3

10 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 68 km SW of Nisida Plakoulithra Island, Attica, GreeceMore
Apr 28, 2020 17:47
1 year 39 weeks ago
2.6

60 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 57 km SW of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Apr 28, 2020 16:05
1 year 39 weeks ago
3.1

67 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 47 km W of Schistonisi Island, Crete, GreeceMore
Apr 25, 2020 20:24
1 year 39 weeks ago
2.0

26 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 26 km W of Nisida Pontikonisi Island, Crete, GreeceMore
Apr 24, 2020 16:06
1 year 39 weeks ago
2.6

33 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 61 km W of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Apr 24, 2020 01:43
1 year 39 weeks ago
2.5

17 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 52 km SW of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Apr 20, 2020 11:51
1 year 40 weeks ago
2.4

13 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 70 km W of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Apr 19, 2020 08:17
1 year 40 weeks ago - felt
3.3

18 km
Aegean Sea, 30 km NE of Nisida Agria Gramvousa Island, Crete, GreeceMore
Apr 15, 2020 10:12
1 year 41 weeks ago
2.5

24 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 36 km W of Nisida Plakoulithra Island, Attica, GreeceMore
Apr 14, 2020 02:47
1 year 41 weeks ago
2.5

23 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 23 km W of Livadia, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Mar 31, 2020 19:12
1 year 43 weeks ago
2.7

13 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 70 km W of Sfinari, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Mar 30, 2020 13:30
1 year 43 weeks ago
3.0

40 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 29 km W of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Mar 30, 2020 07:48
1 year 43 weeks ago
2.4

53 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 44 km W of Palaiochora, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Mar 25, 2020 17:46
1 year 44 weeks ago
3.2

10 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 71 km SW of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Mar 22, 2020 08:51
1 year 44 weeks ago
2.0

10 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 62 km W of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Mar 10, 2020 22:36
1 year 46 weeks ago
3.2

2 km
Ionian Sea, 17 km SW of Trifyllianika, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Mar 9, 2020 05:48
1 year 46 weeks ago
3.0

10 km
Ionian Sea, 19 km SW of Trifyllianika, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Mar 5, 2020 22:37
1 year 46 weeks ago
2.2

20 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 38 km W of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Mar 3, 2020 20:57
1 year 47 weeks ago
2.8

2 km
Ionian Sea, 4.2 km W of Antikythera Island, Attica, GreeceMore
Feb 29, 2020 20:00
1 year 47 weeks ago
2.3

53 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 38 km W of Nisida Plakoulithra Island, Attica, GreeceMore
Feb 25, 2020 13:00
1 year 48 weeks ago
2.7

34 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 43 km SW of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Feb 24, 2020 07:40
1 year 48 weeks ago
2.7

39 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 11 km NW of Nisida Pontikonisi Island, Crete, GreeceMore
Feb 22, 2020 12:43
1 year 48 weeks ago
2.7

6.3 km
Schistonisi, 1.5 km S of Aligoi, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Feb 22, 2020 12:25
1 year 48 weeks ago
2.6

1 km
1.3 km N of Berpathiana, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Feb 22, 2020 11:32
1 year 48 weeks ago
3.2

2 km
1.9 km N of Livadia, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Feb 18, 2020 19:02
1 year 49 weeks ago
2.9

27 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 69 km W of Sfinari, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Feb 17, 2020 20:50
1 year 49 weeks ago
2.2

30 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 38 km W of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Feb 15, 2020 04:29
1 year 49 weeks ago
2.5

6 km
Aegean Sea, 14 km E of Pori Rock Island, Attica, GreeceMore
Feb 15, 2020 01:48
1 year 49 weeks ago - felt
3.2

2 km
Aegean Sea, 18 km NW of Theodoro Island, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Feb 13, 2020 21:47
1 year 49 weeks ago
2.4

24 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 27 km W of Gialos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Feb 8, 2020 15:06
1 year 50 weeks ago
2.9

28 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 9.9 km W of Moni Chrysoskalitissas, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Feb 3, 2020 23:52
1 year 51 weeks ago
2.2

17 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 34 km SW of Antikythera Island, Attica, GreeceMore
Jan 25, 2020 08:00
2 years ago
2.5

24 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 45 km W of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Jan 23, 2020 20:45
2 years ago
2.4

24 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 26 km W of Gialos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Jan 10, 2020 00:13
2 years ago
2.4

11 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 68 km W of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Dec 27, 2019 14:11
2 years ago
2.9

13 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 79 km W of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Dec 25, 2019 23:22
2 years ago
2.0

44 km
1.7 km S of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Dec 21, 2019 15:38
2 years ago - felt
3.0

2 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 18 km W of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Dec 21, 2019 05:05
2 years ago
2.2

10 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 68 km W of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Dec 19, 2019 08:40
2 years ago
2.9

10 km
Aegean Sea, 59 km NW of Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Dec 9, 2019 02:27
2 years ago
3.2

5 km
Aegean Sea, 67 km NW of Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Dec 3, 2019 05:10
2 years ago
3.1

12 km
Aegean Sea, 62 km NW of Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Dec 1, 2019 03:17
2 years ago
2.3

4 km
Ionian Sea, 38 km S of Trifyllianika, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Dec 1, 2019 01:27
2 years ago
2.9

5 km
Ionian Sea, 35 km S of Trifyllianika, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 30, 2019 17:14
2 years ago
2.4

6 km
Ionian Sea, 41 km S of Trifyllianika, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 30, 2019 16:49
2 years ago
2.6

13 km
Ionian Sea, 19 km SE of Manitochori, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 30, 2019 13:47
2 years ago
2.5

11 km
Ionian Sea, 19 km S of Manitochori, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 30, 2019 12:54
2 years ago
3.2

5 km
Ionian Sea, 36 km S of Trifyllianika, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 30, 2019 12:47
2 years ago
2.4

6 km
Ionian Sea, 18 km S of Manitochori, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 30, 2019 12:44
2 years ago
2.8

7 km
Ionian Sea, 32 km SW of Trifyllianika, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 30, 2019 10:52
2 years ago
2.6

10 km
Ionian Sea, 19 km SE of Manitochori, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 29, 2019 19:16
2 years ago
2.4

11 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 74 km W of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Nov 29, 2019 09:52
2 years ago
3.1

23 km
Eastern Mediterranean, 35 km NW of Kissamos, Chania, Crete, GreeceMore
Nov 29, 2019 05:40
2 years ago
2.6

1 km
Ionian Sea, 18 km S of Manitochori, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 29, 2019 05:34
2 years ago
2.6

15 km
Ionian Sea, 17 km S of Manitochori, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 29, 2019 05:02
2 years ago
3.1

2 km
Ionian Sea, 19 km SE of Manitochori, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 29, 2019 04:27
2 years ago
3.2

2 km
Ionian Sea, 20 km SE of Manitochori, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 29, 2019 03:52
2 years ago
3.0

2 km
Ionian Sea, 36 km S of Trifyllianika, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 29, 2019 02:04
2 years ago
2.5

3 km
Ionian Sea, 37 km S of Trifyllianika, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
Nov 27, 2019 13:43
2 years ago
2.5

5 km
Ionian Sea, 36 km S of Trifyllianika, Nomos Piraios, Attica, GreeceMore
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