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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 34 km N of Palekastro, Greece, on 15 Oct 1:22 am (GMT +3)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.2 quake 48 Km N of Palekastro, Greece, 12 Oct 7:11 am (GMT +3), which had occurred 3 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 34 km N of Palekastro, Greece, on 15 Oct 1:22 am (GMT +3)
14 Oct 22:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
14 Oct 22:30: Epicenter location corrected by 2.9 km (1.8 mi) towards WSW.
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14 Oct 22:36: Now using data updates from NOA
Date & time: 2020-10-14 10:22:49 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 15 Oct 1:22 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.6195°N / 26.3617°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (123 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) N of Palekastro (pop: 1,100)
51 km (32 mi) NE of Sitia (pop: 8,700)
55 km (34 mi) NW of Agía Marína (pop: 400)
115 km (71 mi) NE of Irákleion (pop: 137,200)
190 km (118 mi) SW of Ródos (pop: 56,100)
353 km (219 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.3°C (74 F), humidity: 63%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-10-14 22:22:49 UTC
15 Oct 1:22 am (GMT +3)
M 4.0 / 12 km34 km N of Palekastro, GreeceNOA
2020-10-14 22:22:51 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km44 Km NE of Sitia, GreeceGFZ
2020-10-14 22:22:49 UTCM 4.1 / 12 km49 Km NNE of Sitia, GreeceEMSC
2020-10-14 22:22:49 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km34 Km N of Palekastro, GreeceUSGS
2020-10-14 22:22:49 UTCM 4.0 / 7.8 kmMediterranean Sea, GreeceKOERI-RETMC
2020-10-14 22:22:00 UTC
15 Oct 2020 01:22
M 4.1 / 10 kmPalaikastron / Kreta, GreeceZAMG

User reports for this quake (9)

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Kreta (94.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Some door was making rattling noise.
Ródos (Greece, 191 km NE of epicenter) : Χαλαρά δε κουνησε καθόλου (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 111 km W of epicenter) : εγω παλι δεν τον ενιωσα αλλα πολυ σεισμοι (reported through EMSC)
Turgutreis (Turkey, 178 km NE of epicenter) : Turgutreis hissetmedik (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 110 km W of epicenter) : Soft one but not a short one (reported through EMSC)
Irákleion (Greece, 110 km W of epicenter) : Καθόλου θόρυβος από αντικείμενα, μόνο ελαφρό κούνημα.3ος όροφος (reported through EMSC)
Goúrnes (Greece, 99 km W of epicenter) : Αισθητός αλλά χωρίς θόρυβο (reported through EMSC)
Limín Khersonísou (Greece, 89 km W of epicenter) : Litle (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 49 km S of epicenter) : Εσθητος μικρή διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 34 km N of Palekastro, Greece, on 15 Oct 1:22 am (GMT +3)

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