Mag. 2.7 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Saturday, 11 January 2014 at 05:53 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 2 km depth
11 Jan 06:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.84°N / 23.56°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) N of Kalyviani (pop: 136)
56 km (35 mi) NW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
59 km (37 mi) N of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
67 km (42 mi) SE of Potamós (pop: 79)
69 km (43 mi) N of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
99 km (61 mi) WNW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
154 km (96 mi) WNW of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
186 km (116 mi) SE of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.7||2 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.8||37 km||54 Km S from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
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