Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 96 km southwest of Kreta, Chania, Crete, Greece, on Thursday, 22 April 2021 at 00:59 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
22 Apr 01:05 UTC: First to report: NOA after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Apr 2021 00:59:12 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.1804°N / 23.0528°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) WSW of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WSW of Sfinari (pop: 125) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) W of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WSW of Kissamos (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) WSW of Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) W of Agia Galini (Rethymno) (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) W of Perama (pop: 1,660) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) WNW of Nisi Gavdos Island (pop: 152) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||10 km||57 Km W From Palaiochora, Greece||NOA|
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.