Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 82 km southwest of Chania, Crete, Greece, on Sunday, 23 May 2021 at 22:16 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 20 km depth
23 May 22:22 UTC: First to report: NOA after 6 minutes.
Depth: 19.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.0555°N / 23.3247°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SW of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Palaiochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) SW of Elos (pop: 130) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SSW of Kissamos (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WSW of Rethymnon (Rethymno) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) W of Agia Galini (Rethymno) (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) WSW of Panormos (pop: 1,160) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WNW of Nisi Gavdos Island (pop: 152) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.1||20 km||Greece: 38 Km WSW From Palaiochora||NOA|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, 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.