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Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 43 km north of Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi, Crete, Greece, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 11:57 pm (GMT +3) -

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 43 km north of Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi, Crete, Greece, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 11:57 pm (GMT +3) Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 43 km north of Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi, Crete, Greece, on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 11:57 pm (GMT +3)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 18 km depth

27 Sep 21:00 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 2 minutes.
27 Sep 21:04: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.0 to 17.8 km (from 8.7 to 11.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.3 km (3.3 mi) towards SSE.
27 Sep 21:08: Now using data updates from NOA

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 27, 2022 20:57:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Sep 27, 2022 at 11:57 pm (GMT +3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2
Depth17.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude35.5646°N / 25.8453°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode35.565°S / 154.155°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoSantorini (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities29 km (18 mi) NNE of Sellai (pop: 25) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (25 mi) NNE of Neapoli (pop: 2,680) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) NNE of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 11,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) NNW of Sitia (pop: 8,710) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) NE of Malia (pop: 4,340) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Kato Gouves (pop: 2,150) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) NE of Kastélli (pop: 1,830) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
329 km (204 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) ENE of Kreta Island (pop: 623,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) S of Anaphi Island (pop: 271) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 24.9°C (77 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.018 kmGreece: 40 Km NNE From NeapoliNOA
2.018 kmCrete, GreeceRaspberryShake
1.65 kmGreece: GIRIT ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)KOERI-RETMC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Elmali-ANTALYA (ELL/KO network) | Distance from quake: 388 km / 241 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Elmali-ANTALYA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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