Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 96 km north of Chania, Crete, Greece, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT +3) -

Updated: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 02:39 GMT -
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Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 96 km north of Chania, Crete, Greece, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT +3) Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 96 km north of Chania, Crete, Greece, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT +3)

Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 81 km depth

6 Aug 15:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
6 Aug 15:02: Now using data updates from NOA
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6 Aug 15:14: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 78.2 to 80.6 km (from 49 to 50 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards N.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 6, 2022 14:57:35 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT +3)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.8
Depth80.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.3583°N / 24.2441°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode36.358°S / 155.756°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoMilos (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities37 km (23 mi) SSW of Psathadika (pop: 17) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) N of Mouzouras (pop: 1,460) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) N of Chania (pop: 53,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
100 km (62 mi) NNE of Kolimvari (pop: 1,030) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
102 km (63 mi) WSW of Ios (pop: 2,020) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
110 km (68 mi) NNE of Kissamos (pop: 4,240) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
114 km (71 mi) SW of Paros (pop: 5,290) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
186 km (116 mi) SSE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (36 mi) SSW of Argentiera Island (pop: 910) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
139 km (86 mi) NW of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 25.3°C (78 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.881 kmGreece: 46 Km SSW From MilosNOA
3.774 kmSOUTHERN GREECEEMSC
3.774 kmSouthern GreeceRaspberryShake
3.551 kmGreece: GIRIT ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)KOERI-RETMC
3.774 kmGreece: Exambela / SüdgriechenlandZAMG

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