Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 4.8 km southwest of Sitia, Lasithi, Greece, on Wednesday, 22 April 2020 at 06:05 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 4.8 km southwest of Sitia, Lasithi, Greece, on Wednesday, 22 April 2020 at 06:05 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 27 km depth

22 Apr 06:09 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Apr 22 06:13: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.4.
Apr 22 07:03: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 18.0 km.
Apr 22 07:22: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 18.0 to 27.0 km.
Apr 22 07:32: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Date & time: 22 Apr 2020 06:05:48 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.17°N / 26.08°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSW of Sitia (pop: 8,710)
17 km (11 mi) NNE of Kalo Nero (pop: 78)
27 km (17 mi) NE of Ferma (pop: 532)
33 km (21 mi) E of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 11,400)
35 km (22 mi) ENE of Ierapetra (pop: 12,400)
87 km (54 mi) E of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
369 km (229 mi) SSW of Karabağlar (Turkey) (pop: 458,000)
373 km (232 mi) SSW of Izmir (Turkey) (pop: 2,500,600)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.827 kmCrete, GreeceGFZ
M 4.210 kmCrete, GreeceEMSC
M 4.419 km (Greece)NOA
M 4.210 km25km ESE of Makry Gialos, GreeceUSGS
M 4.210.9 kmGirit Adasi (mediterranean Sea) (Greece)KOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (7)

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32.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sat on the bed listening to music flet about two or three shakes of the bed
Málaga / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Agia Fotia (Greece, 28 km NW of epicenter) : Légère secousse (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 93 km W of epicenter) : Light shaking, 20 sec (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 9 km SW of epicenter) : Bonne secousse de 15 à 20 seconde sur Piskokefalo (reported through EMSC)
Siteia (Greece, 7 km SW of epicenter) : I felt a shake for a few secs (reported through EMSC)
Siteia (Greece, 6 km SW of epicenter) : It was short. Just a few seconds. (reported through EMSC)
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