Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 60 Km S From Andikithira on Wednesday, 5 March 2014 at 04:56 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 42 km depth
5 Mar 07:52 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 2 hours and 56 minutes.
Depth: 42.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.3307°N / 23.2293°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) W of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Fterolakka (pop: 52)
43 km (26 mi) WNW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
75 km (47 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
84 km (52 mi) W of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Potamós (pop: 79)
114 km (71 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
174 km (108 mi) W of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
Primary data source: NOA_HL
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||42 km||60 Km S from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
|M 2.9||19 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
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