Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 18 km southwest of Nisi Gavdos Island, Greece, on Thursday, 22 April 2021 at 21:48 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 21 km depth
22 Apr 22:01 UTC: First to report: NOA after 12 minutes.
Depth: 21.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.7556°N / 23.9175°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SW of Ampelos (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SSE of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) S of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Rethymnon (Rethymno) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Tympaki (Timpaki) (pop: 5,290) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SSE of Kissamos (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSW of Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SW of Perama (pop: 1,660) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of Iraklion (pop: 137,200) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Nisi Gavdos Island (pop: 152) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||21 km||17 Km WSW From Gavdhos, Greece||NOA|
|3.1||13 km||GIRIT ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA), Greece||KOERI-RETMC|
|3.4||10 km||Mediterranean Sea, 497 Km NW of Marsa Matruh, Greece||ENSN|
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