Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 99 km south of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, on Thursday, 29 April 2021 at 11:40 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 23 km depth
29 Apr 11:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.48°N / 24.81°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (36 mi) S of Matala (Heraklion) (pop: 67) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) S of Moires (Mires) (pop: 6,380) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Pirgos (pop: 1,130) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) S of Agia Galini (Rethymno) (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Profitis Ilias (pop: 1,480) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Arkalochori (pop: 3,540) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Gazi (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSW of Iraklion (pop: 137,200) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SSE of Rethymno (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) SSE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (62 mi) SSW of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) ESE of Nisi Gavdos Island (pop: 152) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||23 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.