Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 131 km southwest of Chaniá, Chania, Greece, on Thursday, 9 April 2020 at 01:11 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 131 km southwest of Chaniá, Chania, Greece, on Thursday, 9 April 2020 at 01:11 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

9 Apr 01:16 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Apr 9 01:18: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.2.
Date & time: 9 Apr 2020 01:11:44 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.54°N / 23.21°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) WSW of Ampelos (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SSW of Kissamos (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) SW of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) WSW of Heraklion (pop: 137,200) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NNE of Darnah (Libya) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) NNE of Al Qubbah (Al Qubah, Libya) (pop: 24,600) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) NNE of Balis (Libya) (pop: 74,600) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Nisi Gavdos Island (pop: 152) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.210 kmCrete, GreeceGFZ
4.310 kmCrete, GreeceEMSC
3.99 kmGirit Adasi (mediterranean Sea) (Greece)KOERI-RETMC
3.69 km(Greece)NOA

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