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Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - 85 Km NNE of Ierapetra, Greece on Monday, 12 October 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.1 quake: 45 km N of Palekastro, Greece, 12 Oct 2020 00:30, which had occurred 1 hour and 5 minutes earlier.
Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake  - 85 Km NNE of Ierapetra, Greece on Monday, 12 October 2020
12 Oct 01:40 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
12 Oct 01:41: Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards SW.
12 Oct 01:44: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 3.7. Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: Monday, 12 October 2020 01:35 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 12 Oct 4:35 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.66°N / 26.23°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) N of Palekastro (pop: 1,100)
52 km (32 mi) NE of Sitia (pop: 8,700)
59 km (37 mi) NE of Vrouchás (pop: 100)
105 km (65 mi) NE of Irákleion (pop: 137,200)
199 km (124 mi) SW of Ródos (pop: 56,100)
342 km (212 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 22.8°C (73 F), humidity: 63%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SE
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
12 Oct 4:35 am (GMT +3) (12 Oct 01:35:11 UTC)M 3.7 / 2 km85 Km NNE of Ierapetra, GreeceEMSC
Mon, 12 Oct 01:35 UTCM 3.5 / 5 kmMediterranean Sea, GreeceKOERI-RETMC

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Ierapetra, Greece / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : We wake up from the vibration

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Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - 85 Km NNE of Ierapetra, Greece on Monday, 12 October 2020

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