Mag. 2.9 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Sunday, 23 February 2014 at 00:42 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 27 km depth
23 Feb 09:49 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 hours.
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.61°N / 23.27°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Kalyvianí (Kaliviani) (pop: 136)
34 km (21 mi) NW of Sfinári (Chania) (pop: 125)
41 km (26 mi) NW of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
47 km (29 mi) W of Kolympári (Kolimvari) (pop: 1,030)
56 km (35 mi) NW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
70 km (43 mi) W of Chania (pop: 53,900)
81 km (50 mi) W of Mouzourás (Mouzouras) (pop: 1,460)
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.9||27 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.5||22 km||26 Km SSE from Tympaki||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.