Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, Greece, on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 11:01 pm (GMT +3) -

Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, Greece, on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 11:01 pm (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 12 km depth

19 Oct 20:05 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
19 Oct 20:07: Now using data updates from NOA
19 Oct 20:11: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.6.
19 Oct 20:21: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 11.8 km (from 6.2 to 7.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.8 km (4.2 mi) towards NNE.
Date & time: Oct 19, 2021 20:01:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 11:01 pm (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 11.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.9413°N / 25.5675°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 35.941°S / 154.433°W
Nearest volcano: Santorini (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Emporeio (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) SSE of Oia (pop: 3,380) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) N of Malia (pop: 4,340) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) NNE of Néa Alikarnassos (Nea Alikarnassos) (pop: 12,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NNE of Heraklion (pop: 137,200) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNE of Gazi (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) N of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Sitia (pop: 8,710) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NE of Rethymnon (Rethymno) (pop: 32,500) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Anaphi Island (pop: 271) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNE of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17.8°C (64 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 11 m/s (21 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.612 kmGreece: 57 Km S From SantoriniNOA
3.60 kmCRETE, GREECEEMSC
3.45.3 kmGreece: MEDITERRANEAN SEAKOERI-RETMC

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Ierapetra (104.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Limenas Hersonissou, Heraklion, Crete (72.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Panagia Exo Lakonia Crete (82.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Small vibration under seatee  
Hersonissos (70.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
grouves / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Heraklion, Malia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Not sure  
Heraklion / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Weak shaking  
Heraklion / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : I felt as jellyfish!  
Santorini / not felt (reported through our app)
Gouves / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Analipsis / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
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