Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 48 km west of Kreta, Chania, Crete, Greece, on Saturday, 1 May 2021 at 02:44 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 5 km depth
1 May 02:50 UTC: First to report: NOA after 6 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.5168°N / 23.4938°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) W of Phalasarna (pop: 21) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NNW of Livadia (pop: 76) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Kalathenes (pop: 160) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NNW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NW of Agia Roumeli (pop: 125) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) W of Neo Chorio (pop: 556) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) W of Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) W of Rethymnon (Rethymno) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NW 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||5 km||15 Km W From Kissamos, 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.