Mw 6.0 CRETE, GREECE on April 1st 2011 at 13:29 UTC

Last update: 1 April 2011 at 15:37 UTC

An event of magnitude Mw 6.0 occurred on 2011/04/01 at 13:29:11.0 UTC off north coast of Crete, Greece. The earthquake took place at intermediate depth (60km) at sea. It has been largely felt in Greece, Western Turkey, Cyprus and as far as Cairo and Alexandria (Egypt). No damage or injuries have been reported.

More information on the main shock is available here.


Geographic origin of the EMSC web site visitors 5 minutes after the earthquake occurrence. This shows that the earthquake has been widely felt in Greece  and as far as Cairo, Egypt.

Macroseismic map based on what the eye- witnesses answered in our questionnaire.

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