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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 48 Km N of Palekastro, Greece on Monday, 12 October 2020

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - 48 Km N of Palekastro, Greece on Monday, 12 October 2020
12 Oct 04:14 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
12 Oct 04:15: Epicenter location corrected by 6.6 km (4.1 mi) towards NW.
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12 Oct 05:11: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.0 to 8.0 km (from 9.3 to 5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.9 km (1.8 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: Monday, 12 October 2020 04:11 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 12 Oct 7:11 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.6319°N / 26.2926°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) N of Palekastro (pop: 1,100)
50 km (31 mi) NE of Sitia (pop: 8,700)
61 km (38 mi) NW of Agía Marína (pop: 400)
109 km (68 mi) NE of Irákleion (pop: 137,200)
195 km (121 mi) SW of Ródos (pop: 56,100)
348 km (216 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 22.8°C (73 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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 7:11 am (GMT +3) (12 Oct 04:11:27 UTC)M 5.2 / 8 km48 Km N of Palekastro, GreeceNOA
Mon, 12 Oct 04:11 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km44 Km NNE of Sitia, GreeceGFZ
Mon, 12 Oct 04:11 UTCM 5.0 / 7.9 kmMediterranean Sea, GreeceKOERI-RETMC
Mon, 12 Oct 04:11 UTCM 5.2 / 19.7 kmCrete, Greece [Sea: Greece]INGV
Mon, 12 Oct 04:11 UTCM 5.2 / 24 km89 Km NNE of Ierapetra, GreeceGeoAu
Mon, 12 Oct 04:11 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km48 Km N of Sitia, GreeceEMSC
Mon, 12 Oct 04:11 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km46 Km NNE of Sitia, GreeceUSGS
12 Oct 2020 07:11 (12 Oct 04:11:00 UTC)M 5.2 / 11 kmPalaikastron / Kreta, GreeceZAMG
Mon, 12 Oct 04:11 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km42 Km NW of Agia Marina, GreeceBMKG

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Aphrodite Beach Club, Kato Gouves 700 14 (95.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I woke up, because the bed was shaking. | 2 users found this interesting.
  • We’re at the same hotel ... enjoy your holiday
69.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : The bed and cupboards were shaking for a short moment. | 2 users found this interesting.
71.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I was awake and my wife woke up when the shake came. | One user found this interesting.
88.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s
116.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s
Analipsi (71.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
138.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Malia (82.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Heraklion (109.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
87.9 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
99 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
87.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Gazi (115.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up because the whole building creaked.
Limenas chersonisou (88.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
224.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt
Apollonia Beach Resort & Spa (116.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
157.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gazi (115.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up because the whole building creaked.
95.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
117.9 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s
89.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Stalis (87.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s
88.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
116.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Limenas (88.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up because the bed was shaking
74.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Kato Zakros (61 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s : Sideway shaking
92.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Agapi Beach Resort (16.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Ie (83.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
chersonisou (89 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
48.5 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Lying prone in bed. Vibration felt. Heard rattling and slight rumble.
90.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Bed was shaking even though we didn‘t move.
Gazi (116.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : the bed shaking two times
Lindos (163.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Makrys Gyalos (71.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : While sleeping the bed was shaked sideways.
86.7 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
84.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
105.2 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Gouves (95.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Little stronger than 3 hours before i think.
55.1 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Gouves (95.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
71.6 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
90.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
84 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
72.1 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Analipsi (93.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
103.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
146.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
Malis Beach (103.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
64.3 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Sissi (78.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
88 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
91 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
107.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Malia (85.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake
86.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
85.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
63.5 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
99.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Hersonissos (88.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
75.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
99.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
87.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
110.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Kato Zarkos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : We were sleeping in a retreat in Kato Zarkos. Dog barked before earthquake and woke us up, fell asleep again and were reawaekend by shaking and „earth grumbling“. | 3 users found this interesting.
Heraklion, village of Athaniti / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s : At first, thought cat was scratching itself on bed. Then shaking the got worse and I felt the bed moving more and the floor creaking. Alertness spiked,fearful anticipation,suspended thought replaced by raw feeling of hope. Relief when shaking, though light, stopped. Thoughts arise of reality. Perspective, Life, death and appreciation of “normalcy.” | 3 users found this interesting.
Agios Nikolaos / not felt / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Very impressive. Never felt such a strong earthquake in my life. It woke me up. Bed was shaking. It took me some seconds before I realized what it was. Since the shaking and noice did not go straight away (as once felt in Switzerland) I became quite scared and felt the urge to run out of the apartment (2nd floor) to the balcony. Survival mode I guess!
Malia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : 10 Sekunden hat der Boden seitlich vibriert. Unser erstes Erdbeben, es war beängstigend. | One user found this interesting.
  • Nicht aus NRW oder Rheinlandfpfalz? Dort gab es 1992 ein starkes Erdbeben.
  • Nicht aus NRW oder Rheinlandfpfalz? Dort gab es 1992 ein starkes Erdbeben.
Ierapetra / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Makry Gialos / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Santorini Kamari / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Weak shaking
Matala / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Iraklio / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Ierapetra / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Vari Siros / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 1-2 s : I often feel earthquakes, maybe some people are sensitive to earth movements?
Iraklio / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Heraklion crete / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Analipsis / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Adele Beach / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Iraklion / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chersonissos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Archanes / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Myrtos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Kastri / not felt
Crete / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
35°19′25″ N 25°23′17″ O / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : woke up from sideways vibrating moves of the bed for 5-10 seconde
Lerapetra / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Zaros / not felt
Kreta / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
Crete / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Crete, Anissaras / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Heraklion / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Kritsa crete 72051 greece / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Woke up bed seem to raise one big bump not much shaking
Hotel Kahlua, Chersonissos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s
Analipsi / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Kreta, Koursounari / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Heraklion Crete / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Kastri / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Heraklion / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Iraklion / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Sisi / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Heraklion / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Heraklion / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
Kreta / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Malia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Chersonisou / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Anissaras / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Zu fühlen war mehr ein unterirdisches Vor-Zurück-Schieben in Nord-Südrichtung. Schütteln leicht
Heraklion / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Palekastro / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : bed trembling
Chersonissos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Analipsi / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Mochlos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Hersonissos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Malia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Santorini / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Aldiana Club Kreta / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Agios Nikolaos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Obviously shaking.
Stavrochori / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Was woken by the movement of the bed.
Heraklion / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Kalives / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Malia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Makry Gialos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Mochlos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
Hersonissos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Analipsis / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Achlia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
chersonissos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Limenas Hersonissou, nereby Creta Maris Hotel / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : We also recognized one before in the night, also waking up.
Analipsi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Heraklion / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Gouves / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Mein Bett vibrierte leicht
Anissa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Agia Foita / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s
Chersonissos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating
Agios Nikolaos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s
Creta / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Gouves / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Gouves / not felt / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Gouves / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Stalis / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Agia Pelagia Heraklion crete / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Cheronissos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : beds were shaking
Skaleta / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Heraklion / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 15-20 s
Lefkos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Gouves / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Malia, Crete / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Heraklion / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kato Asites / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Ic
Gouves, kreta / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Iraklion / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 15-20 s
Analipsi / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
Elounda, Kreta / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I stand outside and it begins to shaking
Anissaras / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Analipsi / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Elounda / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Heraklion / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Herssonisos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : First time a little bit. 10 sec later stronger
Herakleion / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Anissaras / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Agios Nikolaos,Crete / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Gouves / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Heraklion / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Malia Crete / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Analipsis / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Gouves / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kreta / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 5-10 s
Malia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Malia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : Light earthquake woke me up.
Ν. Αλικαρνασσό / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Agios nikolaos / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Robinson Ierapetra / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Agios Nikolaos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Heraklion Crete / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Lyttos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
milan (ITALY, 1809 km NW of epicenter) : Αρκετα αισθητος και με διαρκεια!! (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 115 km W of epicenter) : Réveillé par les secousses dans le lit. (reported through EMSC)
Chania Municipality (Greece, 204 km W of epicenter) : couple of good ones during the last few hours (reported through EMSC)
Gázi (Greece, 113 km W of epicenter) : Όλα καλά (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 66 km SW of epicenter) : I was in bed a felt only very mild vibrations that I didn't attribute to an earthquake until I read about it last. (reported through EMSC)
Eloúnda (Greece, 61 km SW of epicenter) : Έντονος με διάρκεια 5-6 δευτερόλεπτων. (reported through EMSC)
Piraeus (Greece, 352 km NW of epicenter) : Little wave (reported through EMSC)
(Turkey, 281 km NE of epicenter) : Kayaköy'de hissedilmedi (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 172 km NE of epicenter) : Κως. Αισθητός μεσα στο σπίτι στο δεύτερο όροφο, μικρής διάρκειας. (reported through EMSC)
Rethymno (Greece, 167 km W of epicenter) : Πρώτη φορά που πετάγομαι από το κρεβάτι για σεισμό. Δυνατός και τρομακτικός. Με ξύπνησε οπότε δε γνωρίζω τη διάρκεια του (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 165 km W of epicenter) : Quite strong, didn't last too long but long enough to wake me up. (reported through EMSC)
Rethymno (Greece, 164 km W of epicenter) : We felt the previous ones also, but this one was a GOOD one (reported through EMSC)
Thira Municipal Unit (Greece, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Κοιμηθηκαμε ελαφρά (reported through EMSC)
Mesariá (Greece, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Κούνησε λιγο και εμάς στην Σαντορίνη (reported through EMSC)
Rodiá (Greece, 116 km W of epicenter) : Nice little shaking. First I thought a washing maschine was going crazy somewhere (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 113 km W of epicenter) : Πάρα πολύ δυνατός και τα ξημερώματα ήτανε αρκετά δυνατός αλλά τώρα ήτανε ακόμα περισσότερο περισσότερο αισθητός (reported through EMSC)
Ágioi Theódoroi (Greece, 111 km W of epicenter) : Ammoudara, Hereklion. It was stronger than the previous one. Weirdly enough the tv rattled more this time, but it had less swaying. (reported through EMSC)
Ágioi Theódoroi (Greece, 111 km W of epicenter) : Woke me up lasted for a long time (reported through EMSC)
Ágioi Theódoroi (Greece, 111 km W of epicenter) : Είχε λίγη διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Ágioi Theódoroi (Greece, 111 km W of epicenter) : Ξεκίνησε με μικρή κίνηση και οσο πήγαινε δυνάμωνε. Είχε διάρκεια και ήχο! (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 111 km W of epicenter) : Quite strong, about 10 secs (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 111 km W of epicenter) : Again strong but very short. (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : In city center, 2nd floor apartment. A strong tremble of approximately 10 seconds. My bed was shaking quite strong. (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Αρκετή ώρα και αρκετά δυνατός (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : 10 seconds. Rapid shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Woke us up, car alarms, strong vibrations, never experienced that before and boyfriend nearly ran into the street naked. (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : ήταν δυνατός και στο Ηράκλειο Κρήτης και να περιμένουμε κιαλο (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Strong but short (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Με ξύπνησε. Πολυ έντονο κούνημα Ελπίζω στη Σητεία να μην υπάρχουν προβλήματα που ήταν ποιο κοντά στο επίκεντρο. Καλημέρα.. (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Heraclion, 2nd floor. I was sleeping and woke up. There was a rumbling sound and things trembled for a bit (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : The duration of the light shaking was maybe half a minute. (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Ηράκλειο (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Πολύ πιο έντονος από τον πρώτο στις 03:30, η έντονο κούνημα, χωρίς θόρυβο (νομίζω...)! Καλημέρες! (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Very powerful felt in 2 waves (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Αισθητός για περίπου τρία δευτερόλεπτα (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : It woke us up, about 10 seconds shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Πολύ δυνατός με ξύπνησε (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Αρκετά δυνατός με μικρή διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Δυνατός (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Доста силно (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Heraklion, 7:12. Lasted 4-5 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Πλι καλό (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Δυνατος (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Αρκετή διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 106 km W of epicenter) : Καλό και δεκα με δεκαπέντε με δευτερόλεπτα (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 104 km W of epicenter) : Stronger than those two earlier, strong shaking, noisy, with duration, woke up (reported through EMSC)
Néa Alikarnassós (Greece, 104 km W of epicenter) : Πολύ δυνατός.. Κοιμόμουν. (reported through EMSC)
Néa Alikarnassós (Greece, 104 km W of epicenter) : Light and fast (reported through EMSC)
Néa Alikarnassós (Greece, 104 km W of epicenter) : Είμαι στον δεύτερο όροφο. Κουνήθηκαν πράγματα. Σύντομος σεισμός. (reported through EMSC)
Karterós (Greece, 100 km W of epicenter) : Λίγης διάρκειας, αλλά με δύναμη. Καλημέρα από Ηράκλειο (reported through EMSC)
Arvi (Greece, 99 km SW of epicenter) : Léger tremblement de la maison (reported through EMSC)
Vatheianós Kámpos (Greece, 97 km W of epicenter) : Bigger than all the others during the night. (reported through EMSC)
Kokkíni Cháni (Greece, 96 km W of epicenter) : Τον ίδιο σχεδόν με το 3:30 ίσως λίγο πιο δυνατός (reported through EMSC)
Kastélli (Greece, 94 km SW of epicenter) : It woke us up. Kastelli pediados (reported through EMSC)
Kastélli (Greece, 94 km SW of epicenter) : Ελαφρα δονηση. (reported through EMSC)
Káto Goúves (Greece, 91 km W of epicenter) : Γουβες αρκετά δυνατός (reported through EMSC)
Limín Khersonísou (Greece, 85 km W of epicenter) : Hersonissos, creta (reported through EMSC)
Limín Khersonísou (Greece, 85 km W of epicenter) : Πολυ δυνατός (reported through EMSC)
Limín Khersonísou (Greece, 85 km W of epicenter) : Yes (reported through EMSC)
Limín Khersonísou (Greece, 85 km W of epicenter) : Είχε αρκετή διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
Mokhós (Greece, 85 km SW of epicenter) : Awakened from sleep by the sound of the shutters rattling. (reported through EMSC)
Néa Anatolí (Greece, 84 km SW of epicenter) : Ressenti à Tertsa vibrations plusieurs secondes (reported through EMSC)
Néa Anatolí (Greece, 84 km SW of epicenter) : Woke me up. Bed was shaking and doors and windows also. No harm done. (reported through EMSC)
Mália (Greece, 80 km SW of epicenter) : Not unusual here. (reported through EMSC)
Ierápetra (Greece, 79 km SW of epicenter) : Strong. All dogs were barking! (reported through EMSC)
Ierápetra (Greece, 79 km SW of epicenter) : Χωρίς θόρυβο. Έντονος. Πλέον η ακολουθία είναι ανησυχητική. Ήταν ο χθεσινος ο κύριος σεισμός; (reported through EMSC)
Ierápetra (Greece, 79 km SW of epicenter) : Όπως και στις 3:30. Κούνημα απότομο στιγμιαίο και δυνατό. Με ξύπνησε. (reported through EMSC)
Ierápetra (Greece, 79 km SW of epicenter) : Πολύ μεγάλος σεισμός.Τρομοκρατηθήκαμε. (reported through EMSC)
Ierápetra (Greece, 79 km SW of epicenter) : Πολύ καλός (reported through EMSC)
Ierápetra (Greece, 79 km SW of epicenter) : Very strong! We woke up! Very scared (reported through EMSC)
Sísion (Greece, 74 km SW of epicenter) : About 16 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Koutsounári (Greece, 74 km SW of epicenter) : La secousse niysa réveillé. (reported through EMSC)
Férma (Greece, 73 km SW of epicenter) : we woke up from this. our caravan was little dancing (reported through EMSC)
Koutsourás (Greece, 67 km SW of epicenter) : Μικρός και σύντομος (reported through EMSC)
Ágios Nikólaos (Greece, 66 km SW of epicenter) : Περισσότερο αισθητός στον Άγιο Νικόλαο απ' ότι οι προηγούμενοι. (reported through EMSC)
Ágios Nikólaos (Greece, 66 km SW of epicenter) : Άγιο Νικόλαο. Μας ξύπνησε. Πολυ δυνατός Ειμαστε έξω τώρα. (reported through EMSC)
Ágios Nikólaos (Greece, 66 km SW of epicenter) : Πολύ δυνατός (reported through EMSC)
Ágios Nikólaos (Greece, 66 km SW of epicenter) : Καλος (reported through EMSC)
Makry-Gialos (Greece, 66 km SW of epicenter) : The whole house shook for 10 seconds at 7:12 this morning (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 45 km S of epicenter) : Having just woken up, good sway!. Short. Nothing fell. No sound (reported through EMSC)
Sitia (Greece, 44 km S of epicenter) : Noisy. Shake a little (reported through EMSC)
Sitia (Greece, 44 km S of epicenter) : Piskokefalo Sitia. A bit louder and longer than the earlier one (reported through EMSC)
Sitia (Greece, 44 km S of epicenter) : Piskokefalo, grosses secousses pendant 10 à 15 secondes. Cela se répète depuis cette nuit (reported through EMSC)
Sitia (Greece, 44 km S of epicenter) : Σητεία. Αρκετά έντονος με διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Palekastro (Greece, 42 km S of epicenter) : 10 secs max, felt ground shake, heard low rumble (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake: 48 Km N of Palekastro, Greece, 12 Oct 2020 04:11

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (135 quakes):
  • 19 Oct 2020 07:31 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    38 km (23.6 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 18 Oct 2020 04:30 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 18 Oct 2020 04:04 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 18 Oct 2020 03:56 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 18 Oct 2020 03:11 UTC
    | M 1.4 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 18 Oct 2020 02:57 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 18 Oct 2020 00:53 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 17 Oct 2020 23:29 UTC
    | M 1.3 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 17 Oct 2020 16:42 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 17 Oct 2020 16:22 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 17 Oct 2020 12:42 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 16 Oct 2020 14:46 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    11 km (6.8 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 16 Oct 2020 09:55 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 15 Oct 2020 20:55 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 15 Oct 2020 20:55 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    7.6 km (4.7 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | KOERI-RETMC | Details
  • 15 Oct 2020 20:48 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • Show all

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 48 Km N of Palekastro, Greece on Monday, 12 October 2020

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