Moderate mag. 3.7 earthquake - 4.3 km southeast of Goni Askyfou, Chania, Crete, Greece, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 7:20 pm (GMT +2) -

Moderate mag. 3.7 earthquake - 4.3 km southeast of Goni Askyfou, Chania, Crete, Greece, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 7:20 pm (GMT +2)

Séisme modéré magnitude 3.7 at 3 km depth

29 Dec 17:23 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 3 minutes.
29 Dec 18:00: Profondeur recalculée de 2.0 à 3.0 km (de 1.2 à 1.9 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 5.2 km (3.2 mi) au SSW.
29 Dec 18:01: Profondeur recalculée de 3.0 à 0.0 km (de 1.9 à 0 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 5.2 km (3.2 mi) au NNE.
29 Dec 18:02: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: NOA
Date & time: 29 Dec 2020 17:20:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mardi, 29 déc. 2020 19:20 (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.7
Profondeur: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.2519°N / 24.2189°E (Chania, Crete, Grèce)
Volcan le plus près: Milos (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km SSE de Goni Askyfou (pop: 20) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
27 km OSO de Réthymnon (Rethymno) (pop: 32,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
32 km S de Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
34 km SSE de La Canée (pop: 53,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
46 km OSO de Perama (pop: 1,660) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
46 km ONO de Agia Galini (Rethymno) (pop: 1,370) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
49 km E de Palaiochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
77 km O de Gazi (pop: 12,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
84 km O de Héraklion (pop: 137,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
307 km S de Athènes (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 13.4°C (56 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SW
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
3.73 kmCRETE, GREECENOA
3.65.4 kmGIRIT ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA), GreeceKOERI-RETMC
3.73 kmGreeceEMSC

User reports for this quake (14)

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Macheri / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : I was sitting inside the house. My house plants, chandelier and Christmas tree shock and slightly swayed for a few seconds.  
Macheri / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : I was sitting inside the house. My house plants, chandelier and Christmas tree shock and slightly swayed for a few seconds.  
Macheri / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : I was sitting inside the house. My house plants, chandelier and Christmas tree shock and slightly swayed for a few seconds.  
near Tsikalaria, Chania, Crete (15.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
30 km of Rethymnon, Crete (7.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Chania, Crete (33.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Chania, Crete (34.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My wine was shaking! (reported through our app)  
Drapanos, Vamos / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Drapanos, Vamos / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kalyves / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Drapanos, Vamos / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
KAVROS / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Kalyves / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Shaking for a short time, more horizontal  
Kalyves. Crete / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
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