Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 135 km east of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Friday, 7 February 2020 at 02:24 (GMT) -

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 4.7 quake 130 km east of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, 7 February 03:11 UTC, which followed after 48 minutes.
Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 135 km east of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Friday, 7 February 2020 at 02:24 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 15 km depth

7 Feb 02:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
Feb 7 02:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 15.0 km.
Date & time: 7 Feb 2020 02:24:02 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.07°N / 26.6°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) E of Kato Zakros (Lasithi)
35 km (21 mi) ESE of Palekastro (Lasithi) (pop: 1,090)
47 km (29 mi) SW of Agía Marína (Dodecanese) (pop: 444)
74 km (46 mi) SW of Karpathos (Dodecanese) (pop: 2,240)
78 km (49 mi) E of Ierápetra (Ierapetra) (pop: 12,400)
82 km (51 mi) E of Ágios Nikólaos (Agios Nikolaos) (pop: 11,400)
135 km (84 mi) E of Irákleion (Iraklio) (pop: 137,200)
414 km (257 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.515 kmCrete, GreeceEMSC
M 4.510 kmCrete, GreeceGFZ
M 4.26.5 kmGirit Adasi Aciklari (mediterranean Sea) (Greece)KOERI-RETMC
M 4.05 km (Greece)NOA
M 4.410 km33km SE of Palaikastron, GreeceUSGS

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Sitia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Karpathos (Greece, 74 km NE of epicenter) : I heard the handles of my bedside table moving fir a few seconds and that always alarms me especially in the middle of the night ( but also gives me a head start to get out of bed). Otherwise it was not felt. (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 135 km east of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Friday, 7 February 2020 at 02:24 (GMT)
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