Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 94 km southeast of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, on Friday, 12 Feb 2021 1:59 am (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 94 km southeast of Heraklion, Crete, Greece, on Friday, 12 Feb 2021 1:59 am (GMT +2)

Séisme très faible magnitude 2.8 at 28 km depth

12 Feb 00:03 UTC: Premier à signaler: NOA après 4 minutes.
12 Feb 00:04: Profondeur recalculée de 21.7 à 25.4 km (de 13.5 à 15.8 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 30 km (19 mi) au N.
12 Feb 00:05: Magnitude recalculée de 2.7 à 2.8. Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 1.1 km (0.7 mi) au SSE.
12 Feb 00:13: Profondeur recalculée de 25.4 à 27.5 km (de 15.8 à 17.1 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 53 km (33 mi) au S.
Date & time: 11 Feb 2021 23:59:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: vendredi, 12 févr. 2021 01:59 (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.8
Profondeur: 27.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.5914°N / 25.643°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Crete, Grèce)
Volcan le plus près: Santorini (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km S de Vatos (pop: 11) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
48 km S de Ierapetra (pop: 12,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
67 km S de Aghios Nicolaos (Agios Nikolaos) (pop: 11,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
71 km SSE de Arkalochori (pop: 3,540) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
80 km SSO de Sitía (pop: 8,710) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
87 km SE de Moires (Mires) (pop: 6,380) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
94 km SSE de Héraklion (pop: 137,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
94 km SSE de Néa Alikarnassos (Nea Alikarnassos) (pop: 12,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
97 km SSE de Gazi (pop: 12,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
415 km SSE de Athènes (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
95 km SSE de Kreta Island (pop: 623,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 13.3°C (56 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from W
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) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
2.828 km48 Km SSE From Arvi, GreeceNOA
3.110 kmMediterranean Sea, 326 Km NW of Marsa Matruh, GreeceENSN

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