Mag. 2.8 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 at 14:32 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 20 km depth
26 Feb 14:45 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.17°N / 23.15°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (23 mi) WSW of Elafonisi
47 km (29 mi) SW of Sfinári (Chania) (pop: 125)
49 km (30 mi) W of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
58 km (36 mi) SW of Kíssamos (Kissamos) (pop: 4,240)
70 km (44 mi) SW of Kolympári (Kolimvari) (pop: 1,030)
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Kalýves (Kalives) (pop: 1,430)
123 km (76 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]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.8||20 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.4||38 km||76 Km S from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
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