Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 46 Km NNE of Sitia, Greece, on 17 Oct 7:42 pm (GMT +3) -

Mag. 2.9 earthquake  - 46 Km NNE of Sitia, Greece, on 17 Oct 7:42 pm (GMT +3)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 18 km depth

17 Oct 16:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
17 Oct 17:01: Now using data updates from NOA
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 04:42:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17 Oct 7:42 pm (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.5925°N / 26.2889°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) NNE of Sitia (pop: 8,710)
60 km (37 mi) WNW of Agia Marina (Dodecanese) (pop: 444)
69 km (43 mi) NE of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 11,400)
75 km (47 mi) NNE of Ferma (pop: 532)
81 km (51 mi) NE of Kasteli (pop: 12,400)
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Kato Gouves (pop: 2,150)
108 km (67 mi) ENE of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
198 km (123 mi) WSW of Rhodes (pop: 56,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 24.8°C (77 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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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 2.918 km46 Km NNE of Sitia, GreeceNOA
M 2.71.7 kmMediterranean Sea, GreeceKOERI-RETMC
M 2.72 km48 Km NNE of Sitia, GreeceEMSC

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Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 46 Km NNE of Sitia, Greece, on 17 Oct 7:42 pm (GMT +3)
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