Mag. 3.5 earthquake - 123 km southwest of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Friday, 30 Oct 6.56 am (GMT +2) -

Mag. 3.5 earthquake  - 123 km southwest of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Friday, 30 Oct 6.56 am (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 38 km depth

30 Oct 04:59 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
30 Oct 05:09: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 15.0 km (from 12.4 to 9.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 19.4 km (12.1 mi) towards SSW.
30 Oct 05:15: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.0 to 16.0 km (from 9.3 to 9.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.8 km (4.8 mi) towards N.
30 Oct 06:41: Now using data updates from NOA
Date & time: 30 Oct 2020 04:56:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 30 Oct 6.56 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.6628°N / 24.0683°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) S of Vatsiana (pop: 31)
19 km (12 mi) S of Fokia (pop: 53)
72 km (45 mi) SSE of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
79 km (49 mi) SW of Tympáki (Timpaki) (pop: 5,290)
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
94 km (59 mi) S of Chania (pop: 53,900)
367 km (228 mi) S of Piraeus (pop: 163,700)
371 km (230 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 18.1°C (65 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 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.
M 3.538 km48 Km SSE of Chania, GreeceNOA
M 3.132 kmGirit Adasi (mediterranean Sea), GreeceKOERI-RETMC
M 3.433 km19 Km S of Fokia, GreeceEMSC

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
91.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Chania / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
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Mag. 3.5 earthquake - 123 km southwest of Irákleion, Iraklio, Greece, on Friday, 30 Oct 6.56 am (GMT +2)
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