Mag. 3.1 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 98 km southeast of Sitia, Greece, on Friday, 30 Oct 11.20 am (GMT +2) -

Mag. 3.1 earthquake  - Eastern Mediterranean, 98 km southeast of Sitia, Greece, on Friday, 30 Oct 11.20 am (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 2 km depth

30 Oct 09:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 22 minutes.
30 Oct 09:46: Now using data updates from NOA
Date & time: 30 Oct 2020 09:20:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 30 Oct 11.20 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.4211°N / 26.5787°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (245 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (52 mi) SE of Kalo Nero (Crete) (pop: 78)
94 km (58 mi) SE of Ferma (Crete) (pop: 532)
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Sitia (Crete) (pop: 8,710)
101 km (63 mi) SE of Kasteli (Crete) (pop: 12,400)
112 km (69 mi) SE of Mirtos (Crete) (pop: 441)
116 km (72 mi) SE of Agios Nikolaos (Crete) (pop: 11,400)
165 km (103 mi) SE of Heraklion (Crete) (pop: 137,200)
269 km (167 mi) SW of Rhodes (South Aegean) (pop: 56,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 21.8°C (71 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from SW
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.12 km98 Km SSE of Sitia, GreeceNOA
M 2.922 km98 Km SSE of Sitia, GreeceEMSC

User reports for this quake (7)

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Rethymnon (204.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating
Chios / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Porto Rafti Grèce / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Sentiment de ressentir une houle
Chios / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Chania, Crete / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Kos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Chios / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
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