Mag. 3.0 earthquake - CRETE, GREECE, on Sunday, 23 March 2014 at 02:11 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
23 Mar 02:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.68°N / 23.42°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) NW of Kalyvianí (Kaliviani) (pop: 136)
30 km (18 mi) NW of Kíssamos (Kissamos) (pop: 4,240)
32 km (20 mi) NNW of Sfinári (Chania) (pop: 125)
36 km (22 mi) WNW of Kolympári (Kolimvari) (pop: 1,030)
55 km (34 mi) NNW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
68 km (42 mi) WNW of Mouzourás (Mouzouras) (pop: 1,460)
102 km (64 mi) WNW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 3.0||5 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.6||8.9 km||23 Km ESE from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
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