Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 58 km northeast of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Sunday, 3 May 2020 at 02:08 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 58 km northeast of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Sunday, 3 May 2020 at 02:08 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 88 km depth

3 May 02:12 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
May 3 02:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 109.0 to 88.0 km.
Date & time: 3 May 2020 02:08:56 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 88.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.68°N / 25.62°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) NNE of Anissaras (pop: 191)
55 km (34 mi) N of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 11,400)
58 km (36 mi) NE of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
68 km (43 mi) NW of Sitia (pop: 8,710)
69 km (43 mi) NE of Tilisos (pop: 1,030)
75 km (47 mi) N of Ierapetra (pop: 12,400)
97 km (60 mi) NE of Moíres (Mires) (pop: 6,380)
294 km (183 mi) SE of Glyfada (pop: 87,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
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

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.288 kmCrete, GreeceGFZ
M 4.280 kmCrete, GreeceEMSC
M 3.977 kmMediterranean Sea (Greece)KOERI-RETMC
M 4.367 km (Greece)NOA
M 4.278 km49km N of Analipsis, GreeceUSGS

User reports for this quake (18)

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82 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Sisi (43.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kamari, Santorini / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Heraklion, Crete / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Heraklion / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Sleeping and awake up.. My bed was moving
(Greece, 74 km E of epicenter) : Approx 5s (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 67 km SW of epicenter) : Αισθητός με μικρή διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 66 km SW of epicenter) : Άμα δεν είναι γκαντέμης, τί είναι; Δυνατός σχετικά σεισμός αλλά πολύ σύντομος σε διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Corinthe (Greece, 345 km NW of epicenter) : Η γκαντεμοσαυρα πάλι... (reported through EMSC)
Fethiye (Turkey, 327 km E of epicenter) : no felt fethiye turkiye (reported through EMSC)
Konak (Turkey, 324 km NE of epicenter) : Not Felt (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 151 km W of epicenter) : Δεν είχε θόρυβο, αισθάνθηκα ένα κούνημα πέρα δώθε για λίγα δευτερόλεπτα. Χανια (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 151 km W of epicenter) : Χωρίς θόρυβο, ελαφρύ κούνημα πέρα δώθε.. (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 67 km SW of epicenter) : Μικρός ,αρκετά αισθητός (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 64 km SW of epicenter) : Μικρής έντασης, τόσο όσο να με ξυπνήσει (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 64 km SW of epicenter) : Short but the bed wad shaken! (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 64 km SW of epicenter) : Light shaking (reported through EMSC)
Sisi (Greece, 50 km S of epicenter) : Αισθητός, μικρή διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
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