Mag. 2.7 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 at 22:00 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 2 km depth
26 Feb 22:13 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.76°N / 23.36°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) NW of Phalasarna (pop: 21)
40 km (25 mi) NW of Kasteli (pop: 4,240)
53 km (33 mi) NNW of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
66 km (41 mi) NNW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
67 km (41 mi) WNW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
168 km (105 mi) WNW of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
181 km (112 mi) SE of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.7||2 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.4||20 km||23 Km SSW from Andikithira||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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.