Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 123 km east of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Wednesday, 26 August 2020 at 05:01 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 123 km east of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Wednesday, 26 August 2020 at 05:01 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 16 km depth

26 Aug 05:05 UTC: First to report: NOA after 3 minutes.
Aug 26 05:26: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 5.0 km.
Aug 26 05:52: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 22.0 km.
Aug 26 06:43: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 22.0 to 16.0 km.
Aug 26 06:45: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.0 to 20.0 km.
Aug 26 06:46: Source data changed from EMSC to NOA
Date & time: 26 Aug 2020 05:01:37 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.71°N / 26.42°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) NW of Agia Marina (Dodecanese) (pop: 444)
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Sitia (pop: 8,710)
68 km (42 mi) W of Olymbos (pop: 400)
86 km (53 mi) NE of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 11,400)
94 km (58 mi) S of Astypalaia (pop: 1,130)
99 km (62 mi) NE of Ierapetra (pop: 12,400)
123 km (77 mi) ENE of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
269 km (167 mi) SSW of Aydin (Turkey) (pop: 163,000)
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.616 km99 km NE of Ierápetra, GreeceNOA
M 3.427 kmMediterranean Sea (Greece)KOERI-RETMC
M 3.416 kmCrete, GreeceEMSC

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Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 123 km east of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Wednesday, 26 August 2020 at 05:01 (GMT)
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