Mag. 4.3 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Saturday, 12 October 2013 at 14:05 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake 40 Km S from Andikithira 12 October 13:11 UTC, which had occurred 54 minutes earlier.
Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - CRETE, GREECE, on Saturday, 12 October 2013 at 14:05 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 50 km depth

12 Oct 14:09 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Oct 2013 02:05:50 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.37°N / 23.3°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (168 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Kasteli (pop: 4,240)
38 km (24 mi) WNW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
78 km (49 mi) WNW of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
107 km (67 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
167 km (104 mi) W of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
214 km (133 mi) SSE of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.454 kmCrete, GreeceGFZ
M 3.850 km43 Km SSE from AndikithiraNOA_HL

User reports for this quake (10)

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Almyrida / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Crete / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : building shake, pipes broken
rethymnon / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We were waking up because our bed was shaking and the floor also, like somebody is shaking it. It was shaking for a view minutes. Our room is in the 2 floor of a hotel. Later you could see more waves in the ocean
Rethimno (111.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Camping Grameno (34 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Agii Deka, Crete / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Fira (224.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Anissaras / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was lying on the beach. Then the ground was shaking. I thought I was a little dizzy. I only felt the last two earthquakes. 13:55 and 14:05
Daratsos (Greece, 63 km E of epicenter) : None other than the strangest thing . Ever experienced (reported through EMSC)
Stalos (Greece, 60 km E of epicenter) : It was intense! The bottles from the shelfs felt down! I'm pretty scared! (reported through EMSC)
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