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Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Mediterranean Sea, Greece on Monday, 12 October 2020

Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake  - Mediterranean Sea, Greece on Monday, 12 October 2020
12 Oct 04:49 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 6 minutes.
Date & time: Monday, 12 October 2020 04:42 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 12 Oct 7:42 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 8.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.6497°N / 26.2605°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) N of Palekastro (pop: 1,100)
51 km (32 mi) NE of Sitia (pop: 8,700)
60 km (38 mi) NE of Vrouchás (pop: 100)
107 km (67 mi) NE of Irákleion (pop: 137,200)
197 km (122 mi) SW of Ródos (pop: 56,100)
344 km (214 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 22.9°C (73 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 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 7:42 am (GMT +3) (12 Oct 04:42:43 UTC)M 2.7 / 8.1 kmMediterranean Sea, GreeceKOERI-RETMC
Mon, 12 Oct 04:42 UTCM 2.7 / 2 km47 Km NNE of Sitia, GreeceEMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

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Hersonissos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : 2 mal in der Nacht wach geworden. Leichtes vibrieren, wobei sich die Glastür besonders bemerkbar machte.
Heraklion / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We sleeo, wake up and the bed was light shaking

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Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Mediterranean Sea, Greece on Monday, 12 October 2020
 

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