Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 34 km northwest of Kreta, Chania, Crete, Greece, on Tuesday, 9 Feb 2021 8:48 pm (GMT +2) -

Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 34 km northwest of Kreta, Chania, Crete, Greece, on Tuesday, 9 Feb 2021 8:48 pm (GMT +2)

Séisme faible magnitude 3.6 at 16 km depth

9 Feb 18:51 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 3 minutes.
9 Feb 18:53: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: NOA
9 Feb 18:54: Magnitude recalculée de 3.5 à 3.4.
9 Feb 19:24: Magnitude recalculée de 3.4 à 3.6. Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 16.0 km (de 6.2 à 9.9 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 5 km (3.1 mi) au WNW.
Date & time: 9 Feb 2021 18:48:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mardi, 9 févr. 2021 20:48 (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.6
Profondeur: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.7491°N / 23.7895°E (Mer Égée, Grèce)
Volcan le plus près: Milos (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km NNO de Agia Marina (pop: 2,010) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
31 km NNE de Kissamos (pop: 4,240) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
34 km NO de La Canée (pop: 53,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
41 km NO de Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
48 km NO de Neo Chorio (pop: 556) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
58 km N de Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
76 km NO de Réthymnon (Rethymno) (pop: 32,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
93 km ONO de Perama (pop: 1,660) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
116 km NO de Tympaki (Timpaki) (pop: 5,290) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
249 km S de Athènes (pop: 664,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
131 km ONO de Crete Island (pop: 623,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
104 km NNO de Nisi Gavdos Island (pop: 152) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
136 km SSO de Nisi Kimolos Island (pop: 910) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 15°C (59 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 11 m/s (20 kts) from SW
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) Plus d'infos
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3.616 km29 Km NW From Khania, GreeceNOA

User reports for this quake (11)

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Chania (38.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
32.1 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : The house shook quite a bit and woke my son up.  
Chania old town / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake : Wondered if it were a tremor or a supersonic boom which caused the shaking.  
Agia marina / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : It was surprisingly strong for such a mild quake, we are in Agia Marina  
Gavalomouri / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
chania, crete / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Tavronitis Chania, / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / very short : A very heavy noice and short heavy shaking.  
Agia Marina / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Hania, Crete / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Khania Old Town / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Vlites / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
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