Mag. 2.5 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Monday, 16 December 2013 at 19:03 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 41 km depth
16 Dec 19:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.07°N / 23.09°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Elafonisi
57 km (35 mi) WSW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
66 km (41 mi) SW of Fterolakka (pop: 52)
96 km (60 mi) W of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
131 km (81 mi) WSW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
162 km (101 mi) W of Moíres (Mires) (pop: 6,380)
189 km (117 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
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