Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Crete, Greece, on Sunday, 30 September 2018 at 13:15 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Crete, Greece, on Sunday, 30 September 2018 at 13:15 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 71 km depth

30 Sep 13:19 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Sep 30 13:22: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 95.0 to 71.0 km.
Date & time: 30 Sep 2018 01:15:55 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.85°N / 26.18°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SE of Kalo Nero (pop: 78)
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Ferma (pop: 532)
40 km (25 mi) S of Sitia (pop: 8,710)
44 km (27 mi) ESE of Ierapetra (pop: 12,400)
57 km (35 mi) SE of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 11,400)
57 km (35 mi) ESE of Mirtos (pop: 441)
108 km (67 mi) ESE of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
365 km (227 mi) SSW of Aydin (Turkey) (pop: 163,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.071 kmCrete, GreeceGFZ
M 4.675 km6 Km E from ZakrosNOA_HL
M 4.976 km- 15km S of Palaikastron, GreeceUSGS
M 4.966 kmCrete, Greece [Sea: Greece]INGV

User reports for this quake (10)

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Sissi / Weak shaking (MMI III)
872.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Sitia krete / Light shaking (MMI IV)
East crete / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
1391 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Siteia (Greece, 26 km NW of epicenter) : The chair was shaking. I think my housband was shake the chair, to play a joke, but he think the same but we was in diffrent room. (reported through EMSC)
Kuşadası (Turkey, 331 km N of epicenter) : Little shake (reported through EMSC)
Ierapetra (Greece, 45 km W of epicenter) : It seemed it lasted realy long time. But didn't wory us. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 113 km NW of epicenter) : Mild shaking, Mastaba (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 105 km NW of epicenter) : Slight shaking in Kokkini Chani. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Crete, Greece, 30 September 13:15 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Crete, Greece, on Sunday, 30 September 2018 at 13:15 (GMT)
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