Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 42 km southwest of Nisi Gavdos Island, Greece, on Monday, 3 May 2021 at 16:01 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 35 km depth
3 May 16:12 UTC: First to report: NOA after 11 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.5859°N / 23.7515°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (241 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) SW of Ampelos (pop: 10) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) S of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) S of Kissamos (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SW of Agia Galini (Rethymno) (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SSW of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SSW of Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) WSW of Moires (Mires) (pop: 6,380) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SW of Gazi (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SW 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
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|2.3||35 km||41 Km SW From Gavdhos, 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.