Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 54 Km WSW From Khora Sfakion on Sunday, 13 October 2013 at 23:58 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 36 km depth
14 Oct 04:52 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 5 hours.
Depth: 35.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.1108°N / 23.5865°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) S of Ayia Kyriaki
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
28 km (18 mi) S of Élos (Inachori) (pop: 130)
43 km (27 mi) S of Kíssamos (Kissamos) (pop: 4,240)
60 km (37 mi) SW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
86 km (54 mi) WSW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
144 km (89 mi) W of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
Primary data source: NOA_HL
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 2.8||36 km||54 Km WSW from Khora Sfakion||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
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