Mag. 2.8 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Saturday, 22 February 2014 at 20:04 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 2 km depth
22 Feb 20:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.39°N / 23.22°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) W of Livádia (Chania) (pop: 76)
39 km (24 mi) W of Vlátos (Vlatos) (pop: 99)
41 km (25 mi) WSW of Kíssamos (Kissamos) (pop: 4,240)
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Kolympári (Kolimvari) (pop: 1,030)
75 km (46 mi) W of Chania (pop: 53,900)
94 km (59 mi) W of Georgioupolis (Chania) (pop: 2,480)
115 km (71 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 2.8||2 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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