Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 43 Km SSE From Andikithira on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 at 04:05 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 43 km depth
16 Oct 06:54 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 2 hours and 49 minutes.
Depth: 42.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.5005°N / 23.4058°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) W of Phalasarna (pop: 21)
22 km (14 mi) W of Kasteli (pop: 4,240)
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
39 km (24 mi) NW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
56 km (35 mi) W of Chania (pop: 53,900)
74 km (46 mi) WNW of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
99 km (61 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
159 km (99 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
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|M 2.6||43 km||43 Km SSE from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
|M 2.8||2 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
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