Mag. 2.8 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Saturday, 19 October 2013 at 02:45 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
19 Oct 02:55 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.42°N / 23.38°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NW of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Kasteli (pop: 4,240)
35 km (21 mi) NW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
60 km (37 mi) W of Chania (pop: 53,900)
73 km (45 mi) WNW of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
87 km (54 mi) W of Pirgos (pop: 137)
100 km (62 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
160 km (100 mi) W of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.8||10 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.6||45 km||51 Km SSE from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
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