Mag. 2.5 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 at 02:33 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 15 km depth
23 Oct 06:59 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.33°N / 23.31°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) W of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
36 km (22 mi) WNW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
36 km (22 mi) WSW of Kasteli (pop: 4,240)
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
76 km (48 mi) W of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
106 km (66 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
136 km (84 mi) WNW of Tympaki (Timpaki) (pop: 5,290)
166 km (103 mi) W of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.5||15 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.2||33 km||57 Km SSE from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
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