Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 9.7 km southeast of Nisi Gavdos Island, Greece, on Monday, 24 May 2021 at 04:56 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 35 km depth
24 May 05:16 UTC: First to report: NOA after 20 minutes.
Depth: 35.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.78°N / 24.1599°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Santorini (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SE of Vatsiana (pop: 31) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SW of Agia Galini (Rethymno) (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of Palaiochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSW of Rethymnon (Rethymno) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Moires (Mires) (pop: 6,380) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) S of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Perama (pop: 1,660) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Kissamos (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW of Iraklion (pop: 137,200) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (223 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SE of Nisi Gavdos Island (pop: 152) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) --> 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||Greece: 9 Km SE From Gavdhos||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.