Mag. 3.2 earthquake - 33 Km NNE of Ierápetra, Greece, on 26 Sep 11:56 am (GMT +3) -

Mag. 3.2 earthquake  - 33 Km NNE of Ierápetra, Greece, on 26 Sep 11:56 am (GMT +3)

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 13 km depth

26 Sep 08:59 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
26 Sep 09:07: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 5.0 km (from 1.2 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.9 km (1.8 mi) towards NW.
26 Sep 09:11: Now using data updates from NOA
Date & time: 26 Sep 2020 08:56:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 26 Sep 11:56 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.28°N / 25.91°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) ESE of Vrouchás (Vrouchas) (pop: 135)
18 km (11 mi) NNE of Kavoúsi (Lasithi) (pop: 559)
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Sitia (pop: 8,710)
20 km (13 mi) ENE of Ágios Nikólaos (Agios Nikolaos) (pop: 11,400)
28 km (17 mi) E of Neápoli (Neapoli) (pop: 2,680)
33 km (21 mi) NNE of Ierápetra (Ierapetra) (pop: 12,400)
70 km (43 mi) E of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
130 km (81 mi) E of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.213 km33 Km NNE of Ierápetra, GreeceNOA
M 3.25 km36 Km NNE of Ierápetra, GreeceEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Kavousi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 15-20 s
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Mag. 3.2 earthquake - 33 Km NNE of Ierápetra, Greece, on 26 Sep 11:56 am (GMT +3)
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