Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 50 km west of Nisi Gavdos Island, Chania, Crete, Greece, on Tuesday, 9 Feb 2021 10:10 pm (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 50 km west of Nisi Gavdos Island, Chania, Crete, Greece, on Tuesday, 9 Feb 2021 10:10 pm (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 20 km depth

9 Feb 20:15 UTC: First to report: NOA after 4 minutes.
9 Feb 20:16: Magnitude recalculated from 2.7 to 3.0.
9 Feb 20:31: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 20.0 km (from 3.1 to 12.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 35 km (22 mi) towards SW.
Date & time: 9 Feb 2021 20:10:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 9 Feb 2021 10:10 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.7012°N / 23.5666°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Ampelos (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) S of Palaiochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) S of Kissamos (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SSW of Neo Chorio (pop: 556) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) SSW of Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SW of Rethymnon (Rethymno) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WSW of Tympaki (Timpaki) (pop: 5,290) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) SW of Perama (pop: 1,660) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Nisi Gavdos Island (pop: 152) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 16.1°C (61 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from SW
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
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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3.120 km49 Km WSW From Gavdhos, GreeceNOA

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Chania (101.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
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