Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 84 km southwest of Kreta, Chania, Crete, Greece, on Sunday, 25 April 2021 at 22:58 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
25 Apr 23:04 UTC: First to report: NOA after 6 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.0286°N / 23.311°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (30 mi) SW of Elos (pop: 130) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) SSW of Kissamos (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WSW of Rethymnon (Rethymno) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WSW of Perama (pop: 1,660) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) W of Moires (Mires) (pop: 6,380) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WNW of Nisi Gavdos Island (pop: 152) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.3||10 km||40 Km WSW From Palaiochora, Greece||NOA|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.