Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 25 km northwest of Rethymnon, Crete, Greece, on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 22:12 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 29 km depth
24 Jul 22:19 UTC: First to report: NOA after 6 minutes.
Depth: 29.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.5519°N / 24.3376°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 35.552°S / 155.662°W↗
Nearest volcano: Milos (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) NE of Plaka (pop: 231) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) E of Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NNW of Rethymnon (Rethymno) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) E of Kreta (pop: 53,900) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WNW of Perama (pop: 1,660) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) E of Kissamos (pop: 4,240) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WNW of Gazi (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Iraklion (pop: 137,200) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) WNW of Néa Alikarnassos (Nea Alikarnassos) (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) SSE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNE of Nisi Gavdos Island (pop: 152) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||29 km||Greece: 24 Km NNW From Rethimnon||NOA|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.