Debile terremoto magnitudine 3.9 - 112 km south da Irákleion, Iraklio, Grecia, martedì, 20 ottobre 2020 -

Debile terremoto magnitudine 3.9 - 112 km south da Irákleion, Iraklio, Grecia, martedì, 20 ottobre 2020

Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 22 km depth

20 Oct 22:06 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 5 minuti.
20 Oct 22:31: Profondità ricalcolata da 60.0 a 51.0 km (da 37 a 32 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 2.2 km (1.4 mi) al S.
20 Oct 23:01: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: NOA
Update Tue, 20 Oct 2020, 22:09
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake 99 Km SSE of Moires, Greece
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported only 9 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 60 km (37 miles) beneath the epicenter. The magnitude, exact epicenter location and depth could be revised within the next few minutes as the agency updates and refines its calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns and cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt, based on preliminary calculations, include Pýrgos (pop. 1,100) in 89 km (55 miles) distance with very weak shaking expected, Arvi (pop. 700) in 90 km (56 miles) distance, very weak shaking expected, Moíres (pop. 6,400) in 99 km (61 miles) distance, very weak shaking expected, Gra Liyiá (pop. 1,500) in 100 km (62 miles) distance, very weak shaking expected.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 20 Oct 2020 10:00:38 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 21 Oct 1:00 am (GMT +3)
Magnitudine: 3.9
Profondità: 22.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 34,3213°N / 25,2393°E (Grecia)
Vulcano più vicino: Santorini (245 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km S da Kefalovrýsi (Heraklion)
77 km SSW da Arvi (Heraklion) (pop: 671)
81 km S da Asímion (Heraklion) (pop: 1,260)
88 km SSE da Moíres (Mires) (pop: 6,380)
90 km SSW da Ierápetra (Ierapetra) (pop: 12,400)
93 km SSE da Agía Varvára (Agia Varvara) (pop: 2,170)
112 km S da Irákleion (Iraklio) (pop: 137,200)
429 km SSE da Athens (pop: 664,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 21.3°C (70 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from NNE
Fonte dati primaria: NOA
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 4,5 x 1010 joules (12,4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10,7 tons of TNT) [saperne di più]
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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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 3.922 km90 Km SSW of Ierapetra, GreeceNOA
M 3.719 kmGirit Adasi Aciklari (mediterranean Sea), GreeceKOERI-RETMC
M 4.251 km96 Km S of Asimion, GreeceEMSC
M 3.822 kmMoirai / Kreta, GreeceZAMG

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