Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 97 km south of Ierapetra, Lasithi, Crete, Greece, on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 04:18 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.6 quake Eastern Mediterranean, 83 km south of Ierapetra, Lasithi, Crete, Greece, 2 May 2020 12:51 GMT, which had occurred 2 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Eastern Mediterranean, 97 km south of Ierapetra, Lasithi, Crete, Greece, on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 04:18 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 May 04:21 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
May 18 04:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
May 18 05:21: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.1.
May 18 05:31: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Date & time: 18 May 2020 04:18:18 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.15°N / 25.61°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (59 mi) S of Vatos (pop: 11) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) S of Ierapetra (pop: 12,400) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) S of Aghios Nicolaos (Agios Nikolaos) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SE of Moires (Mires) (pop: 6,380) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SSW of Sitia (pop: 8,710) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SSE of Heraklion (pop: 137,200) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SSE of Néa Alikarnassos (Nea Alikarnassos) (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SSE of Gazi (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) SE of Rethymno (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) SSE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) SSE of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) S of Nisi Chrysi Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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.
M 5.210 kmCrete, GreeceGFZ
M 4.949 kmCrete, GreeceEMSC
M 4.614 km (Greece)NOA
M 4.811 kmGirit Adasi Aciklari (mediterranean Sea) (Greece)KOERI-RETMC
M 5.010 kmCrete, GreeceGeoAu
M 5.310 km93km S of Ierapetra, GreeceUSGS
M 6.027 kmCrete, GreeceBMKG

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
461.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) (reported through our app)
Cairo (703.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Zagazig / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 97 km south of Ierapetra, Lasithi, Crete, Greece, on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 04:18 (GMT)
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