Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 68 Km W From Khora Sfakion on Tuesday, 8 April 2014 at 08:57 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 35 km depth
8 Apr 09:52 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 55 minutes.
Depth: 34.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.1783°N / 23.4027°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SW of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Kasteli (pop: 4,240)
67 km (42 mi) W of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
75 km (47 mi) WNW of Fokia (pop: 53)
100 km (62 mi) WSW of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
159 km (99 mi) W of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
Primary data source: NOA_HL
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||35 km||68 Km W from Khora Sfakion||NOA_HL|
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