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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Crete, Greece on Wednesday, 21 June 2017

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.1 quake: 3 Km ESE from Rethimnon, 21 Jun 2017 12:46, which had occurred 0 minutes earlier.
Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Crete, Greece on Wednesday, 21 June 2017
21 Jun 12:50 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jun 21 12:52: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 82.0 to 47.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 47.0 to 37.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:46 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.38°N / 24.5°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NE of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
4 km (2 mi) NW of Adelianós Kámpos (pop: 700)
5 km (3 mi) NE of Panórama (pop: 400)
45 km (28 mi) SE of Chaniá (pop: 53,900)
59 km (36 mi) W of Irákleion (pop: 137,200)
297 km (185 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [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 4.2 / 37 kmCrete, GreeceGFZ
Wed, 21 Jun 12:46 UTCM 4.0 / 67 kmCRETE, GREECEEMSC
Wed, 21 Jun 12:46 UTCM 4.0 / 30.5 kmGIRIT ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)KOERI-RETMC
Wed, 21 Jun 12:46 UTCM 4.3 / 64.8 km3 Km ENE From RethimnonNOA_HL

User reports for this quake (2)

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Heraklion (Greece, 62 km E of epicenter) : Barely noticeable if you were busy.Noticeable mainly due to hanging light-bulbs from the ceiling and cubicle separator panels oscillating. (reported through EMSC)
Rethimno (Greece, 5 km NW of epicenter) : Αρκετή χρονική διάρκεια. Κίνηση δεξιά-αριστερά. Νόμιζα ότι κάποιος μου κουνάει την καρέκλα. (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Crete, Greece on Wednesday, 21 June 2017
 

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