Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013

Greece earthquake today


M 5.8 moderate earthquake shakes Greece today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 56 km S of Pirgos. It was 23.5 miles deep.

Greece earthquake today is the strongest aftershock of the yesterday's earthquake. Magnitude 6.0 earthquake was also felt in Egypt.

At least 35 aftershocks have been recorded since June 15.

21:39 UTC (local time 2013-06-16 23:39 @ epicenter)

Shaking Intensity (MMI)
IV (Light): Tympaki, Asimion, Agioi Deka, Arkalochori, Moires, Pyrgos, Irakleion, Rethymno and Chania.
III (Weak): Tobruk and Darnah.

Epicenter Location
56 km (35mi) S of Pirgos, Greece
82 km (51mi) SW of Ierapetra, Greece
92 km (57mi) S of Irakleion, Greece
93 km (58mi) S of Nea Alikarnassos, Greece
406 km (252mi) SSE of Athens, Greece

Original post: Natural Disasters List June 16, 2013