Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 144 km south of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 11:48 (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.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 144 km south of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 11:48 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 May 11:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
May 18 11:59: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.8.
Date & time: 18 May 2020 11:48:07 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.08°N / 25.55°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) S of Arvi (pop: 671) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) S of Ierapetra (pop: 12,400) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) S of Aghios Nicolaos (Agios Nikolaos) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) SSE of Moires (Mires) (pop: 6,380) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) SSE of Heraklion (pop: 137,200) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SSE of Néa Alikarnassos (Nea Alikarnassos) (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SSE of Gazi (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) SE of Rethymno (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SE of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (288 mi) SSE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SSE of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) S of Nisi Chrysi Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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 4.810 kmCrete, GreeceGFZ
M 4.810 kmCrete, GreeceEMSC
M 4.89.9 kmGirit Adasi Aciklari (mediterranean Sea) Revise01 (2020.05.18 (Greece)KOERI-RETMC
M 5.110 kmCrete, GreeceBMKG
M 4.515 km (Greece)NOA
M 5.110 km96km SSW of Ierapetra, GreeceUSGS

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Kamari, Santorini (256 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
(Greece, 459 km NW of epicenter) : Small tremmors (reported through EMSC)
Tobruk (Libya, 268 km SW of epicenter) : hazzah arziyyah (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 144 km south of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 11:48 (GMT)
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