Mag. 3.2 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 55 km south of Karpathos, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on 27 Oct 11:52 am (GMT +2) -

Mag. 3.2 earthquake  - Eastern Mediterranean, 55 km south of Karpathos, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on 27 Oct 11:52 am (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 5 km depth

27 Oct 09:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
27 Oct 10:07: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.0. Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards S.
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27 Oct 11:41: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.0 to 5.0 km (from 2.5 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12.3 km (7.6 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2020 09:52:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 27 Oct 11:52 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.0154°N / 27.122°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (168 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) SSE of Pólion (Dodecanese, South Aegean) (pop: 80)
55 km (34 mi) S of Karpathos (Dodecanese, South Aegean) (pop: 2,240)
81 km (50 mi) S of Olymbos (South Aegean) (pop: 400)
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Palekastro (Lasithi, Crete) (pop: 1,090)
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Sitia (pop: 8,710)
126 km (78 mi) E of Ierapetra (Crete) (pop: 12,400)
183 km (114 mi) E of Heraklion (Crete) (pop: 137,200)
187 km (116 mi) SSW of Rhodes (South Aegean) (pop: 56,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 24°C (75 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from NW
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.25 km63 Km S of Karpathos, GreeceNOA
M 3.15 kmGirit Adasi Aciklari (mediterranean Sea), GreeceKOERI-RETMC
M 3.010 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceEMSC

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Agios Ioannis Phaistos crete Greece / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It was around 12:30 am I am resting in bed and my bed was shaking during maybe 4seconds
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