Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 85 km southwest of Chania, Crete, Greece, on Monday, 24 May 2021 at 23:26 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 19 km depth
24 May 23:32 UTC: First to report: NOA after 5 minutes.
Depth: 19.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.038°N / 23.2944°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SW of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Palaiochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Elos (pop: 130) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) SSW of Kissamos (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SW of Chania (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SW of Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WSW of Rethymnon (Rethymno) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) WSW of Perama (pop: 1,660) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) W of Moires (Mires) (pop: 6,380) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WNW of Nisi Gavdos Island (pop: 152) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.4||19 km||Greece: 41 Km WSW From Palaiochora||NOA|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.4, 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.