Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 11 Km WSW From Khora Sfakion on Sunday, 27 August 2017
27 Aug 13:23 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 15 minutes.
Depth: 6.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.2295°N / 24.0275°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NW of Loutro (pop: 100)
6 km (4 mi) NW of Anópoli (pop: 200)
6 km (4 mi) E of Agía Rouméli (pop: 100)
31 km (19 mi) S of Chaniá (pop: 53,900)
102 km (63 mi) W of Irákleion (pop: 137,200)
307 km (191 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: NOA_HL
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 27 Aug 13:08 UTC||M 2.6 / 6.2 km||11 Km WSW From Khora Sfakion||NOA_HL|
|Sun, 27 Aug 13:08 UTC||M 2.9 / 9.1 km||GIRIT ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.