Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 64 km northwest of Kreta, Chania, Crete, Greece, on Monday, 5 April 2021 at 22:16 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 8 km depth
6 Apr 00:37 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 2 hours and 21 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Apr 2021 22:16:09 UTC -
Depth: 8.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.742°N / 23.3798°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) SSE of Charchaliana (pop: 19) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NW of Kissamos (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNW of Sfinari (pop: 125) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NW of Koutsomatados (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WNW of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WNW of Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) WNW of Neo Chorio (pop: 556) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) WNW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNW of Nisi Gavdos Island (pop: 152) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.4||8.3 km||GIRIT ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA), Greece||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.