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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Crete, Greece on Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Crete, Greece on Wednesday, 25 January 2017
Jan 25 18:54: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 62.0 to 91.0 km.
Jan 25 18:54: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 91.0 to 100.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 100.0 to 90.0 km.
Jan 25 18:56: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 90.0 to 78.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 78.0 to 81.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 81.0 to 80.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 80.0 to 79.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 79.0 to 75.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 75.0 to 74.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 25 January 2017 18:50 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 74.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.31°N / 26.43°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (153 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 (6 earthquakes)
Wed, 25 Jan 18:50 UTCM 5.3 / 85 kmCRETE, GREECEEMSC
Wed, 25 Jan 18:50 UTCM 5.2 / 58.6 km- 27km NE of Palaikastron, GreeceUSGS
Wed, 25 Jan 18:50 UTCM 5.3 / 71.3 kmCrete, Greece [Sea: Greece]INGV
Wed, 25 Jan 18:50 UTCM 5.5 / 21.7 kmGIRIT ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)KOERI-RETMC
Wed, 25 Jan 18:50 UTCM 5.4 / 60.7 km37 Km ENE from SitiaNOA_HL
Wed, 25 Jan 18:50 UTCM 5.0GrčkaSSS

"I felt it" reports:
Heliopolis, Cairo / MMI III (Weak shaking)
ierapetra,Greece (71.6 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): light shaking,some dizzyness
karpathos / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Alexandria / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Ismailia, Egypt (758.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): House moving at low frequency, lamps swung a little.
Cairo (772.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Ano Gouves / MMI III (Weak shaking): Auf dem Sofa verspürtes stossen von Ost nach West. Gebiet zwischen Heraklion und Chessonisos.
10th of ramadan city Egypt / MMI IV (Light shaking): We felt it but not strong some furniture move
Zagazig , Egypt / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
El-Abaseya, Cairo, Egypt / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sitting on bed. Fan, bed shaking. People in the house noticed it.
Cairo / not felt
(559.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cairo, Egypt / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(740.2 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Cairo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(116.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
HERAKLION / MMI IV (Light shaking): bathroom door which was opened moved and made a queaky sound. floor trembled for more than a few seconds and I started to panic
(223.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
PALAIKASTRO (18.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Archanes / MMI IV (Light shaking)
cairo / MMI V (Moderate shaking): moderate shake
Alexandria,Egypt / MMI IV (Light shaking): Our whole building shook
Madinat nasr / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cairo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
tripoli / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(262.4 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Egypt/New Cairo (752.7 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Tanta (657.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Giza, Egypt / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Limnes Neapoli Crete / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
mirtos / MMI IV (Light shaking)
chania... (218.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Giza, Egypt / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Paros (229.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): We felt a rolling motion in our 2nd storey flat.
Elounda, Crete (64.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Oooooh!!! we've just had an earth quake....
Cairo egypt / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Cairo / MMI III (Weak shaking): Chairs, bed and utilities shaking. Lasted a couple seconds
maadi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cairo / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Heraklion (152.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Latnaca / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Myrtos (390.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): The bed. was light Sharing and all Sogs bearb. werde in panic
Jerualem, Israel / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Neapoli, Lassithi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cairo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Chania/Crete / MMI IV (Light shaking): Vibrations, noises of furniture,
Agios NIkolaos (57.8 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking lasted at least a minute
Cairo, Egypt (719.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Karpathos (73.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
cairo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Gazi,Heraklion / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Dishes in the carpot where shaking, long time earth quake
Zamalek, Cairo, egypt / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Lygaria / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was sitting and felt two shakes
Ireapetra, Crete, Greece / MMI IV (Light shaking): My bed has shaked for 45 seconds. Location Ireapetra / Crete
(51.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sat watching television felt some small vibrations then one big jolt. One object fell off the chair upstairs
Choumeriakos / MMI IV (Light shaking): The earth quake was felt in 2 distinct shakes a few seconds apart.
Limassol, Cyprus / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Mugla (273.6 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Makrigialos near Ierapetra / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sissi / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Karpathos / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Lardos Rhodes / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Cairo, Egypt / MMI IV (Light shaking): Downdown, Cairo, 7th floor, sitting on the sofa, vibration like on a ship, moves up to 1o seconds
Ra'anana (Israel) (856 km SE from epicenter)(no details): My chair shook for a few seconds and my glass of water on the table in front of me shook also (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (738 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was about 5 seconds ...it's like someone is shaking very very slowly.. (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (118 km W from epicenter)(no details): Long (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (116 km W from epicenter)(no details): Everybody noticed it. Stronger than what I am used to. No apparent damage on buildings, though. (via EMSC)
Sitia (Greece) (30 km W from epicenter)(no details): Slight vibration followed by lateral swaying motion (via EMSC)
Sitia (Greece) (30 km W from epicenter)(no details): A neighbour who lives alone rang to confirm it was an earthquake. She lives higher up the mountain and generally doesn't feel quakes as much as we do. Our village is about 8km West of Sitia. (via EMSC)
Herzliya (Israel) (858 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Thought the center is much closer. But nevertheless, felt it pretty good. (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (751 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Egypt, 10th of Ramadan city (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (749 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I felt earthquake in 10th of Ramadan city Egyptat 20:55 local time (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (749 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Yes I felt it it was strong and long about 5 seconds (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (743 km SE from epicenter)(no details): There was a great roamer about that Egypt will be hit by a strong one ! Of course no one believes that , it is never predictable . But while I was sitting by the table reading and having my coffee , suddenly the table shaked and my mum in the other room felt it too . (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (743 km SE from epicenter)(no details): زلزال بسيط في مصر (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (742 km SE from epicenter)(no details): faible acoups sur la chaise. (via EMSC)
Limassol (Cyprus) (610 km E from epicenter)(no details): Curtains swayed, dog in apartment below, barked after the event - not really a great event, but unmistakeable (via EMSC)
(Greece) (173 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt my desk swinging for 5 seconds, that's all. (via EMSC)
Gazi (Greece) (118 km W from epicenter)(no details): First a few seconds vertically. After that horizontally for another 10 seconds. It was on this position not so strong. (via EMSC)
Latsida (Greece) (73 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt two shocks. The second was stronger. I heard my wooden staircase creak. (via EMSC)
Agios Nikolaos (Greece) (63 km W from epicenter)(no details): Αισθητός στα ψηλά σημεία της πόλης και ειδικά στους πάνω ορόφους. Δεν έγινε Αισθητός σε ισόγεια (via EMSC)
Sitia (Greece) (28 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Είχε μεγάλη διάρκεια... Παρατήρησα τη δόνηση σε φυτό που βρισκόταν δίπλα μου. Αρχικά οχι τόση έντονη ταλάντωση, στη συνέχεια έντονη κίνηση (via EMSC)
Sitia (Greece) (28 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Ξεκίνησε με έναν μικρό με μια παύση περίπου μισού λεπτού και έπειτα ξεκίνησε με αρκετή ένταση και κίνηση πάνω κατω. (via EMSC)
București (Romania) (1005 km NW from epicenter)(no details): A small rumble 2 seconds nothing more. (via EMSC)
Petah Tikva (Israel) (866 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Light vertical shaking. Chandeliers started swinging (via EMSC)
Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel) (857 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Chair slow movement (via EMSC)
(Lebanon) (855 km E from epicenter)(no details): i guess it was stage 3 ... last for 30 sec. (via EMSC)
Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) (783 km NW from epicenter)(no details): small movements, about 5 sec, with direction north-south. (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (767 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I saw the television shaking (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (764 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It lasted for one second, but it was clearly felt, I was sitting, and my desk, chair, and PC was shaking. (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (755 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Chandeliers swayed mildly for a few seconds. (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (751 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Not heavy (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (746 km SE from epicenter)(no details): The window glass was shaking (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (746 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Scarry (via EMSC)
Cairo (Egypt) (746 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Sat on sofa and felt a noticeable swaying motion, lasted for ten seconds. Movement wasn't excessive gentle swaying best describes the feeling. (via EMSC)
(Egypt) (732 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Light short shake @ 20:55. 2 seconds max (via EMSC)
Larnaca (Cyprus) (659 km E from epicenter)(no details): One jolt (via EMSC)
Nicosia (Cyprus) (633 km E from epicenter)(no details): Ελαφρύ κούνημα... (via EMSC)
Nicosia (Cyprus) (631 km E from epicenter)(no details): Волна прошла небольшая,но ощутимая! (via EMSC)
Limassol (Cyprus) (607 km E from epicenter)(no details): Λεμεσός ήμουνα στον καναπέ και τον ένοιωσα!!! Limassol i felt it while sitting on a chair (via EMSC)
Nafplion (Greece) (404 km NW from epicenter)(no details): felt (via EMSC)
Vrilissia (Greece) (372 km NW from epicenter)(no details): We felt the Cretan quake in Athens (via EMSC)
(Turkey) (281 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Chair wobble - ground floor of house...left me thinking!! earthquake? (via EMSC)
(Turkey) (225 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was longer than normal. Glasses on bar were shaking & hitting each other. Room swaying a bit. (via EMSC)
Chania (Greece) (219 km W from epicenter)(no details): Δευτερο οροφο κουνήθηκαν αρκετά (via EMSC)
Paradisi (Greece) (187 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Σχετικά αδύναμος (via EMSC)
Rethimno (Greece) (176 km W from epicenter)(no details): very short, realized it because I am sitting on an office chair (it's on casters) (via EMSC)
Stalida (Greece) (130 km W from epicenter)(no details): Δυνατός, ωστόσο δεν ανυσιχεισαμε. (via EMSC)
Petrokefalo (Greece) (127 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was about 10 to 15 seconds of movement. (via EMSC)
Gazi (Greece) (121 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt it; was around 5 till 10 seconds (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (119 km W from epicenter)(no details): It's last a few seconds!! (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (118 km W from epicenter)(no details): Long duration ruff start but then it redused to gentle sway. No damages in my area. (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (118 km W from epicenter)(no details): Δυνατος (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (118 km W from epicenter)(no details): Πολυ δυνατος (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (118 km W from epicenter)(no details): It lasted for so long! I thought it would never stop! (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (117 km W from epicenter)(no details): East-west movement for 10 to 15 seconds started slowly and then picked up.. (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (117 km W from epicenter)(no details): Some rattling. ..long. (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (117 km W from epicenter)(no details): Αρκετά δυνατός. (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (117 km W from epicenter)(no details): Not so much trembling, but it lasted relatively a lot. (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (117 km W from epicenter)(no details): Very strong (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (117 km W from epicenter)(no details): Quick shake about 30 seconds (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (116 km W from epicenter)(no details): Ξεκινησε με χαμηλη δονηση και μετα απο 3-4 sec εγινε πιο δυνατος... (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (116 km W from epicenter)(no details): 3rd floor and very noisy,not that much shake but felt strong (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (116 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bookcase trembled for a long time. Dogs barking the whole time (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (116 km W from epicenter)(no details): The house was shaking, strong enouph to scare us! (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (116 km W from epicenter)(no details): ΣΧΕΤΙΚΑ ΜΕΓΑΛΗ ΔΙΑΡΚΕΙΑ (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (116 km W from epicenter)(no details): Few seconds felt 1 floor (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (116 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was a bit scary for a moment and I went under my desk just in case but that was just about it. (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (116 km W from epicenter)(no details): ~ 5-10 sec first to seocond wave (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (116 km W from epicenter)(no details): low amplittude shake,not very strong shaking but lasting few seconds,started with slight tremor and then it got stringer (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (116 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was a slight rumbling for perhaps about 20 seconds - all the doors and windows rattled and one could feel the ground move slightly. It had two 'peaks' of noise/movement within the duration. (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (115 km W from epicenter)(no details): Μικρή διάρκεια, κούνησαν τα φώτα (via EMSC)
Kokkini Hani (Greece) (106 km W from epicenter)(no details): Was sitting in the kitchen & unsure whether to go outside or not. (via EMSC)
Kokkini Hani (Greece) (106 km W from epicenter)(no details): Just felt earthquake, light swinging, sofa moved just a few seconds, just now 2100 25/01 (via EMSC)
(Greece) (102 km W from epicenter)(no details): gentle movement of my couch.. (via EMSC)
Analipsi (Greece) (98 km W from epicenter)(no details): Floor Trembled lights swayed (via EMSC)
Ierapetra (Greece) (75 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Η συχνοτητα της ταλαντωσης ηταν σχετικα αργη. (via EMSC)
Ierapetra (Greece) (75 km SW from epicenter)(no details): En lättare skakning av sängen (via EMSC)
Ierapetra (Greece) (75 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Αρκετά αισθητός. Με μεγάλη διάρκεια. (via EMSC)
Karpathos (Greece) (73 km E from epicenter)(no details): Ελαφρή κούνημα με διάρκεια. (via EMSC)
Volada (Greece) (69 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt quite strong. We were downstairs when started feeling earthquake. In the beginning we were just like oh, earthquake, but it was becoming stronger and stronger. Everything was shaking. I couldn't understand when it finished completely because it felt like my chair is still shaking for quite a while. (via EMSC)
Menetes (Greece) (69 km E from epicenter)(no details): Lasted a good few seconds: my husband was in one room and I was in another, we both felt it. The house shook and the furniture rattled, but our cats and dogs didn't appear to take a lot of notice. (via EMSC)
Agios Stefanos (Greece) (55 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Deep movement , swaying... for 5 - 10 secs... (via EMSC)
Agia Triada (Greece) (48 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Short quake. Quite strong (via EMSC)
Sitia (Greece) (36 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Strong and quick, about 5sec duration (via EMSC)
Sitia (Greece) (35 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Like a train going by at a distance (via EMSC)
(Turkey) (354 km N from epicenter)(no details): Only Lamp shake (via EMSC)
(Turkey) (279 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Two attack (via EMSC)
(Greece) (131 km W from epicenter)(no details): Short gentle shaking with a small rumbling noise. (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (125 km W from epicenter)(no details): 5th floor. 2-3 second shake (via EMSC)
Iraklio (Greece) (124 km W from epicenter)(no details): 2-3" κούνημα και ξανά για 3-4"! (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (123 km W from epicenter)(no details): Διάρκεια λίγα δευτερόλεπτα...Δυνατό κούνημα...Έμοιαζε τεκτονικο...( πάνω κάτω ) (via EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece) (123 km W from epicenter)(no details): No damages. Mildly shook on my chair (via EMSC)
Gournes (Greece) (110 km W from epicenter)(no details): Lamps started to sway lasted a few minutes! (via EMSC)

 

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