Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 85 Km S From Andikithira on Friday, 20 December 2013 at 06:29 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 7 km depth
20 Dec 07:52 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 1 hour and 23 minutes.
Depth: 6.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.1097°N / 23.1495°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Elafonisi
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
51 km (32 mi) SW of Sfinári (Chania) (pop: 125)
63 km (39 mi) SW of Kíssamos (Kissamos) (pop: 4,240)
75 km (46 mi) SW of Kolympári (Kolimvari) (pop: 1,030)
91 km (57 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
97 km (60 mi) WSW of Néo Chorío (pop: 556)
124 km (77 mi) WSW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
Primary data source: NOA_HL
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.8||1 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||6.8 km||85 Km S from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
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