Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Aegean Sea, Greece, on Monday, Oct 18, 2021 10:58 pm (GMT +2) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.3 quake Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, Oct 12, 2021 11:24 am (GMT +2), which had occurred 6 days earlier.
Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Aegean Sea, Greece, on Monday, Oct 18, 2021 10:58 pm (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 18 km depth

18 Oct 21:02 UTC: First to report: NOA after 4 minutes.
18 Oct 21:07: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 2.9. Epicenter location corrected by 0.5 km (0.3 mi) towards NNW.
18 Oct 21:32: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 2.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 18.3 km (from 3.1 to 11.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 20 km (12 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: Oct 18, 2021 20:58:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Oct 18, 2021 10:58 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 18.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.2286°N / 26.3443°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 35.229°S / 153.656°W
Nearest volcano: Santorini (176 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) ENE of Palekastro (pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) E of Sitia (pop: 8,710) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ENE of Makrigialos (pop: 760) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) ENE of Kavousi (pop: 559) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Ferma (pop: 532) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Agia Marina (Dodecanese) (pop: 444) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) E of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ENE of Ierapetra (pop: 12,400) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) E of Neapoli (pop: 2,680) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 19.5°C (67 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from NW
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.818 kmGreece: 17 Km NE From ZakrosNOA
2.61.3 kmGreece: GIRIT ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)KOERI-RETMC
2.72 kmCRETE, GREECEEMSC

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