Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 81 Km S From Andikithira on Wednesday, 27 November 2013 at 05:38 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 25 km depth
27 Nov 08:52 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 3 hours.
Depth: 24.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.1508°N / 23.099°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Elafonisi
52 km (32 mi) SW of Sfinári (Chania) (pop: 125)
54 km (33 mi) W of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
63 km (39 mi) SW of Kíssamos (Kissamos) (pop: 4,240)
76 km (47 mi) SW of Kolympári (Kolimvari) (pop: 1,030)
93 km (58 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
99 km (62 mi) WSW of Néo Chorío (pop: 556)
128 km (79 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
Primary data source: NOA_HL
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 2.6||30 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||25 km||81 Km S from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
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