Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 64 km S of Irákleion, Greece on Saturday, 12 September 2020
12 Sep 04:56 UTC: First to report: NOA after 1 hour 11 minutes.
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.76°N / 25.03°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SW of Agía Fotiá Siteías (pop: 300)
31 km (20 mi) SE of Pómpia (pop: 1000)
32 km (20 mi) S of Asímion (pop: 1,300)
64 km (40 mi) S of Irákleion (pop: 137,200)
124 km (77 mi) SE of Chaniá (pop: 53,900)
377 km (234 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 12 Sep 03:44 UTC||M 2.6 / 28 km||64 km S of Irákleion, Greece||NOA|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
Finikounda (368.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
gouves / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s