Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 49 Km WSW From Khania on Saturday, 12 October 2013 at 17:08 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 18 km depth
13 Oct 11:54 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 19 hours.
Depth: 17.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.3925°N / 23.538°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) N of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
15 km (10 mi) SW of Kasteli (pop: 4,240)
19 km (12 mi) NNW of Gialos (pop: 873)
46 km (29 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
73 km (45 mi) W of Pirgos (pop: 137)
86 km (53 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
146 km (91 mi) W of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
Primary data source: NOA_HL
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.7||2 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.6||18 km||49 Km WSW from Khania||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
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