Mag. 2.8 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Monday, 4 November 2013 at 09:26 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 21 km depth
4 Nov 09:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.32°N / 23.39°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) W of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
20 km (12 mi) SW of Sfinári (Chania) (pop: 125)
28 km (18 mi) WNW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
31 km (19 mi) SW of Kíssamos (Kissamos) (pop: 4,240)
43 km (27 mi) SW of Kolympári (Kolimvari) (pop: 1,030)
62 km (38 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
79 km (49 mi) W of Georgioupolis (Chania) (pop: 2,480)
99 km (62 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.8||21 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.5||35 km||60 Km SSE from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.