Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 142 km east of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Friday, 26 June 2020 at 19:36 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 142 km east of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Friday, 26 June 2020 at 19:36 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 25 km depth

26 Jun 19:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Jun 26 19:43: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 25.0 km.
Jun 26 20:23: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.8.
Date & time: 26 Jun 2020 07:36:38 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.43°N / 26.7°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (131 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) W of Agia Marina (Dodecanese) (pop: 444)
55 km (34 mi) SW of Olymbos (pop: 400)
59 km (37 mi) ENE of Sitia (pop: 8,710)
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 11,400)
99 km (61 mi) ENE of Ierapetra (pop: 12,400)
142 km (88 mi) E of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
330 km (205 mi) S of Karabağlar (Turkey) (pop: 458,000)
334 km (208 mi) S 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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M 4.825 kmCrete, GreeceGFZ
M 4.510 kmCrete, GreeceEMSC
M 4.58.3 kmMediterranean Sea (Greece)KOERI-RETMC
M 4.59 km (Greece)NOA
M 4.822 km22 km WNW of Fry, GreeceUSGS

User reports for this quake (9)

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Pigadis / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kalýves (Greece, 217 km W of epicenter) : Kalyves Apokoronas, Chania. Slight rumblingmovement, like a buzzing feeling! Only lasted a few seconds! (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 129 km W of epicenter) : Felt slightly, not sure it was an earthquake at the moment. (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 129 km W of epicenter) : Κούνημα σαν κάποιος να έσπρώξε τον καναπέ στιγμιαία και κούνημα για δύο δετερόλεπτα. (reported through EMSC)
Datça (Turkey, 168 km NE of epicenter) : Light oneDatca (reported through EMSC)
Gázi (Greece, 141 km W of epicenter) : Αρκετά έντονος και με διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 134 km W of epicenter) : Light. (reported through EMSC)
Karpathos (Greece, 56 km E of epicenter) : Αρκετά δυνατό κούνημα με διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Sitia (Greece, 55 km SW of epicenter) : Just felt a quake now in Sitia in Crete (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 142 km east of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Friday, 26 June 2020 at 19:36 (GMT)
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