International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255934
Event time 2020-09-03 09:17:53 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 06:17:53 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 09:42:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 3.4
Depth 8 km
Class Minor
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent Europe
Country Greece
Administration area Crete
Nearest settlement Karave
Distance 4 km
Course NE
Surface type underwater quake
Tsunami region Mediterranean
Water surface name Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Rethimnon (61.30 km), Kali Limenes (62.59 km), Soudha (67.16 km)
Nearest airports
Chania International Airport (72.47 km)
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
According to the epicenter of the quake, this is an underwater quake.