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Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 71 km south of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 5:03 am (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 71 km south of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 5:03 am (GMT +2) Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 71 km south of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 5:03 am (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 6 km depth

25 Jan 03:16 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 13 minutes.
25 Jan 03:18: Now using data updates from NOA

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 25, 2023 03:03:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Jan 25, 2023 at 5:03 am (GMT +2)
Depth5.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude34.7067°N / 24.9435°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Antipode34.707°S / 155.057°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoSantorini (193 km / 120 mi)
Nearby towns and cities34 km (21 mi) SSE of Pompia (pop: 953) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Pýrgos (pop: 1,130) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) SSE of Tympaki (Timpaki) (pop: 5,290) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) S of Zaros (pop: 2,210) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (43 mi) S of Gazi (pop: 12,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) SSW of Heraklion (pop: 137,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) SSE of Rethymno (pop: 32,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
380 km (236 mi) SSE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) SSW of Kreta Island (pop: 623,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (50 mi) E of Gavdos Island (pop: 152) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 15.4°C (60 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 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.
2.45.5 kmGreece: 28 Km SSE From Kaloi LimenesNOA
2.45.5 kmCrete, GreeceRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.4, 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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