Mag. 2.6 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Saturday, 12 October 2013 at 13:44 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 5 km depth
12 Oct 15:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 46 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.31°N / 23.23°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) W of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Kasteli (pop: 4,240)
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
83 km (52 mi) W of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
114 km (71 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
142 km (88 mi) W of Tympaki (Timpaki) (pop: 5,290)
174 km (108 mi) W of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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