Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 62 Km W From Khora Sfakion on Friday, 18 October 2013 at 08:32 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 15 km depth
18 Oct 09:52 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 1 hour and 19 minutes.
Depth: 14.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.1435°N / 23.4775°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (193 km / 120 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SW of Agios Ioannis
18 km (11 mi) SW of Gialos (pop: 873)
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Fterolakka (pop: 52)
60 km (37 mi) W of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
65 km (40 mi) SW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
96 km (60 mi) W of Spilion (Spili) (pop: 710)
153 km (95 mi) W of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
Primary data source: NOA_HL
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.9||15 km||62 Km W from Khora Sfakion||NOA_HL|
|M 2.9||12 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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