Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 67 km north of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, on Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 4:02 pm (GMT +2) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 67 km north of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, on Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 4:02 pm (GMT +2)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 31 km depth

21 Mar 14:09 UTC: First to report: NOA after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Mar 2021 14:02:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 4:02 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.9252°N / 25.2495°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Emporeio (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) S of Oia (pop: 3,380) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) N of Néa Alikarnassos (Nea Alikarnassos) (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) N of Kato Gouves (pop: 2,150) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) N of Heraklion (pop: 137,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNE of Gazi (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNW of Aghios Nicolaos (Agios Nikolaos) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NE of Rethymno (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) ENE of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) SSE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) N of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 21.7°C (71 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from SE
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.031 km53 Km SSW From Santorini, GreeceNOA

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Ierapetra (110.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s
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