M5.4 Earthquake Rattles Crete
Posted by feww on May 25, 2016
Earthquake strikes S of Palaikastron, Crete
Centered at 34.74ºN, 26.20ºE the quake struck at a depth of 25km, emsc-csem reported.
“I was kneeling on the floor when there a tremor which became more violent shaking the house then it tailed off. It felt like it lasted about 90 seconds,” said a witness living in Stavrochori about 44km NW from epicenter.
“Sitting in chair, facing East, I was moved left to right, four or five times,” said another witness living in Elounda about 72km NW from epicenter.
Magnitude Mw 5.4
Location: 34.74 N, 26.20 E (Crete Region, Greece)
Date time: 2016-05-25 08:36:14.0 UTC
416 km S of İzmir, Turkey [pop: 2,500,603]
116 km SE of Irákleion, Greece [pop: 137,154]
67 km SE of Ágios Nikólaos, Greece [pop: 10,799]
40 km SE of Makry Gialos, Greece [pop: 4,204]
M4.1 quake strikes Utah
Location: 40.486°N, 110.647°W
Time: 2016-05-25 13:01:07 UTC
- 41.0 km (25.5 mi) NNW of Duchesne, Utah
- 89.0 km (55.3 mi) ENE of Springville, Utah
- 90.0 km (55.9 mi) ENE of Provo, Utah
- 90.0 km (55.9 mi) SSE of Evanston, Wyoming
- 109.0 km (67.7 mi) ESE of Salt Lake City, Utah