Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 22 km northeast of Ágios Nikólaos, Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi, Greece, on 25 Sep 12:22 am (GMT +3) -

Mag. 3.8 earthquake  - 22 km northeast of Ágios Nikólaos, Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi, Greece, on 25 Sep 12:22 am (GMT +3)

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 14 km depth

24 Sep 21:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
24 Sep 21:28: Epicenter location corrected by 38 km (24 mi) towards WNW.
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24 Sep 21:36: Now using data updates from NOA
Date & time: 24 Sep 2020 09:22:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 25 Sep 12:22 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.3°N / 25.92°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (131 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) ENE of Ellinika (Lasithi) (pop: 114)
20 km (12 mi) WNW of Sitia (pop: 8,710)
26 km (16 mi) NE of Istro (pop: 665)
32 km (20 mi) N of Ferma (pop: 532)
36 km (22 mi) NNE of Ierapetra (pop: 12,400)
71 km (44 mi) E of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
357 km (222 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
363 km (225 mi) SSW of Izmir (Turkey) (pop: 2,500,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.814 km- 11 km ESE of Schísma Eloúndas, GreeceNOA
M 3.76.2 kmGirit Adasi (mediterranean Sea), GreeceKOERI-RETMC
M 4.13 km39 Km NNE of Ierápetra, GreeceEMSC
M 4.110 km11 Km ESE of Schísma Eloúndas, GreeceUSGS

User reports for this quake (17)

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Heraklion Crete (72.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
5533 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt : I heard while i was almost asleep.
Sitia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : I was confused while laying on my bed and something was shaking. First I thought it was me, but after my dad ask me, if I felt the same I was sure that it must be an earthquake
Elounda / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Athens / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Koutsouras / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Piraeus (Greece, 354 km NW of epicenter) : Μικρή διάρκεια, ελαφρύ κούνημα με μεγάλη βοή (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 70 km W of epicenter) : Σύντομος αλλά αισθητός στο Ηράκλειο Κρήτης. (reported through EMSC)
Neápoli (Greece, 29 km W of epicenter) : Another shudder felt in Limnes. Possibly an aftershock from the one earlier. (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 70 km W of epicenter) : Μικρότερος από τον προηγούμενο, αλλά κουνηθήκαμε! (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 69 km W of epicenter) : Minor and slide kind of shake. Before i realized it was happening it was over (reported through EMSC)
Ierápetra (Greece, 38 km SW of epicenter) : Πολύ ελαφριά δόνηση (reported through EMSC)
Ágios Nikólaos (Greece, 23 km SW of epicenter) : Αισθητός, χαμηλές συχνότητες, τρίξιμο επίπλων (reported through EMSC)
Ágios Nikólaos (Greece, 23 km SW of epicenter) : Agios nikolaos. The whole building was rattling. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 22 km SE of epicenter) : Τρέλα (reported through EMSC)
Sitia (Greece, 22 km SE of epicenter) : Bed shook slightly, Sitia. (reported through EMSC)
Sitia (Greece, 22 km SE of epicenter) : The second one for tonight. (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 22 km northeast of Ágios Nikólaos, Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi, Greece, on 25 Sep 12:22 am (GMT +3)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 09 Jul 1956 03:11
    | 7.7 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    64 years ago
    |
    152km / 94mi
    | Dodecanese Islands, Greece
  • 17 Aug 1999 00:01
    | 7.6 |
    17km / 10.6mi
    |
    21 years ago
    |
    697km / 433mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 01 Feb 1944 03:22
    | 7.6 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    77 years ago
    |
    862km / 536mi
    | Central Turkey
  • 26 Nov 1943 22:20
    | 7.5 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    77 years ago
    |
    914km / 568mi
    | Central Turkey
  • 22 Jul 1967 16:57
    | 7.4 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    53 years ago
    |
    742km / 461mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 08 Nov 1905 22:06
    | 7.4 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    115 years ago
    |
    458km / 285mi
    | Aegean Sea (Greece)
  • 25 Apr 1957 02:25
    | 7.3 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    64 years ago
    |
    279km / 173mi
    | Dodecanese Islands, Greece (Turkey)
  • 18 Mar 1953 19:06
    | 7.3 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    68 years ago
    |
    563km / 350mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 09 Feb 1948 12:58
    | 7.3 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    73 years ago
    |
    118km / 73mi
    | Dodecanese Islands, Greece
  • 06 Oct 1947 19:55
    | 7.3 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    73 years ago
    |
    395km / 246mi
    | Southern Greece
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