Mag. 3.0 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 at 01:49 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 30 km depth
16 Oct 01:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.36°N / 23.33°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) WNW of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
33 km (20 mi) WSW of Kasteli (pop: 4,240)
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
75 km (47 mi) WNW of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
105 km (65 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
165 km (102 mi) W of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
216 km (134 mi) SSE of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||30 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 3.1||64 km||YUNANISTAN||Bogazici Uni.|
|M 2.8||46 km||49 Km SSE from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
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