Mag. 3.5 earthquake - 1.4 km north of Palekastro, Lasithi, Crete, Greece, on Friday, 14 August 2020 at 14:15 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.5 earthquake  - 1.4 km north of Palekastro, Lasithi, Crete, Greece, on Friday, 14 August 2020 at 14:15 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 2 km depth

14 Aug 14:19 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Aug 2020 02:15:37 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.21°N / 26.26°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) E of Sitia (pop: 8,710)
30 km (19 mi) NE of Kalo Nero (pop: 78)
43 km (26 mi) ENE of Ferma (pop: 532)
50 km (31 mi) E of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 11,400)
52 km (32 mi) ENE of Ierapetra (pop: 12,400)
102 km (64 mi) E of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
360 km (224 mi) SSW of Karabağlar (Turkey) (pop: 458,000)
365 km (227 mi) SSW of Izmir (Turkey) (pop: 2,500,600)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 3.52 kmCrete, GreeceEMSC
M 3.213 kmGirit Adasi Aciklari (mediterranean Sea) (Greece)KOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (3)

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152.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Xerocampos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 2 short shakes, windows rattle
Análipsi (Greece, 32 km SW of epicenter) : Mild (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 3.5 earthquake - 1.4 km north of Palekastro, Lasithi, Crete, Greece, on Friday, 14 August 2020 at 14:15 (GMT)
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