Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 53 km north of Kreta, Chania, Crete, Greece, on Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 8:43 pm (GMT +3) -

Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 53 km north of Kreta, Chania, Crete, Greece, on Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 8:43 pm (GMT +3)

Séisme très faible magnitude 2.6 at 25 km depth

8 Apr 17:58 UTC: Premier à signaler: NOA après 15 minutes.
8 Apr 18:06: Magnitude recalculée de 2.8 à 2.6. Profondeur recalculée de 25.0 à 24.8 km (de 15.5 à 15.4 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 15 km (9.2 mi) au NE.
Date & time: 8 Apr 2021 17:43:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: jeudi, 8 avril 2021 20:43 (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 2.6
Profondeur: 24.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.9651°N / 23.8417°E (Mer Égée, Grèce)
Volcan le plus près: Milos (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km N de Agia Marina (pop: 2,010) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
53 km NNO de La Canée (pop: 53,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
55 km NNE de Kissamos (pop: 4,240) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
55 km NNO de Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
83 km N de Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
88 km NO de Réthymnon (Rethymno) (pop: 32,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
100 km SSO de Adamantas (pop: 1,350) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
102 km NO de Perama (pop: 1,660) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
130 km NO de Tympaki (Timpaki) (pop: 5,290) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
225 km S de Athènes (pop: 664,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
113 km SO de Nisi Kimolos Island (pop: 910) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 12°C (54 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from W
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 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
2.625 km51 Km E From Andikithira, GreeceNOA
2.521 kmCRETE, GREECEEMSC

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