Mag. 2.8 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Friday, 29 November 2013 at 00:02 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 1 km depth
29 Nov 00:09 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.11°N / 23.19°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Elafonisi
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
56 km (35 mi) SW of Fterolakka (pop: 52)
87 km (54 mi) W of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
89 km (56 mi) WNW of Fokia (pop: 53)
121 km (75 mi) WSW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
179 km (111 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||1 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||17 km||85 Km S from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
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