Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 79 Km SSW From Andikithira on Wednesday, 15 January 2014 at 06:08 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 32 km depth
15 Jan 08:52 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 2 hours and 43 minutes.
Depth: 31.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.2205°N / 22.8995°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (36 mi) W of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
71 km (44 mi) W of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
75 km (47 mi) WSW of Kasteli (pop: 4,240)
107 km (67 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
112 km (70 mi) W of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
145 km (90 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
171 km (106 mi) W of Tympaki (Timpaki) (pop: 5,290)
197 km (123 mi) W of Gazi (pop: 12,600)
Primary data source: NOA_HL
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||32 km||79 Km SSW from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
|M 2.8||1 km||CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN SEA||EMSC|
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