Mag. 2.5 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Friday, 3 January 2014 at 20:36 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 2 km depth
3 Jan 20:49 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.32°N / 23.71°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NNE of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
16 km (10 mi) E of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
20 km (12 mi) SSE of Kasteli (pop: 4,240)
36 km (22 mi) SW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
41 km (25 mi) WNW of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
57 km (35 mi) W of Pirgos (pop: 137)
70 km (44 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
130 km (81 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.5||2 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.7||43 km||64 Km WNW from Gavdhos||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
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