Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 77 Km WNW From Gavdhos on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 at 00:40 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 64 km depth
20 Nov 08:52 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 8 hours.
Depth: 64.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.0357°N / 23.2722°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) SW of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
62 km (38 mi) SW of Kasteli (pop: 4,240)
80 km (50 mi) WNW of Fokia (pop: 53)
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
87 km (54 mi) SW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
116 km (72 mi) WSW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
173 km (108 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||64 km||77 Km WNW from Gavdhos||NOA_HL|
|M 2.8||6 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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