Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Crete, Greece, on Saturday, 23 May 2020 at 23:21 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
23 May 23:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Date & time: 2020-05-23 11:21:31 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.73°N / 24.7°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (18 mi) S of Mátala (pop: 100)
33 km (20 mi) SW of Pitsídia (pop: 700)
34 km (21 mi) SW of Sívas (pop: 400)
78 km (48 mi) SW of Irákleion (pop: 137,200)
106 km (66 mi) SE of Chaniá (pop: 53,900)
372 km (231 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-05-23 23:21:31 UTC||M 4.0 / 10 km||Crete, Greece||EMSC|
|2020-05-23 23:21:31 UTC||M 3.8 / 22.8 km||Girit Adasi Aciklari (mediterranean Sea) (Greece)||KOERI-RETMC|
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