Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 36 km southeast of Sitia, Lasithi, Greece, on Friday, 14 August 2020 at 13:46 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 36 km southeast of Sitia, Lasithi, Greece, on Friday, 14 August 2020 at 13:46 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 5 km depth

14 Aug 13:49 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Aug 14 13:51: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.3.
Aug 14 13:54: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 1.0 km.
Aug 14 14:07: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 10.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 5.0 km.
Date & time: 14 Aug 2020 01:46:24 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.97°N / 26.37°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (20 mi) E of Kalo Nero (pop: 78)
36 km (22 mi) SE of Sitia (pop: 8,710)
47 km (29 mi) E of Ferma (pop: 532)
57 km (36 mi) E of Ierapetra (pop: 12,400)
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 11,400)
118 km (74 mi) ESE of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
385 km (239 mi) S of Karabağlar (Turkey) (pop: 458,000)
389 km (242 mi) S of Izmir (Turkey) (pop: 2,500,600)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.05 kmCrete, GreeceEMSC
M 4.210 kmCrete, GreeceGFZ
M 4.014 km (Greece)NOA
M 4.27.2 kmGirit Adasi Aciklari (mediterranean Sea) Revise01 (2020.08.14 (Greece)KOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (18)

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Roussa Ekklissia, Sitia (30.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kato Zakros (17.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt it while i was lying on the beach.
35.7 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Bed shook and swayed for about 5 seconds.
Makrygialos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
xerocambos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Palekastro, Crête / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Xerocampos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : short quake
Ierapetra / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zakros / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Milas (Turkey, 302 km NE of epicenter) : Milas'tan hissetim kaldirimda beklerken!! Titresim gibiydi (reported through EMSC)
Dalaman (Turkey, 297 km NE of epicenter) : Rüzgardan mi depremden mi sallandı lambalar bilemedim (reported through EMSC)
Ierápetra (Greece, 57 km W of epicenter) : It woke us up! Short but of segnificant strength (reported through EMSC)
Makry-Gialos (Greece, 37 km W of epicenter) : A very short sharp shaking of the house at 4:45 this afternoon (reported through EMSC)
Análipsi (Greece, 36 km W of epicenter) : se sintio (reported through EMSC)
Sitia (Greece, 36 km NW of epicenter) : Δυνατός σε ένταση αλλά πολύ σύντομος σε διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 36 km NW of epicenter) : A short 2 seconds vibration (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 35 km NW of epicenter) : Μικρής Διάρκειας (reported through EMSC)
Palekastro (Greece, 27 km NW of epicenter) : Μικρή διάρκεια με βουή πριν την δόνηση (reported through EMSC)
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