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Several earthquakes in Southern Aegean Sea, Greece from 26th to 29th January 2012

Last update: 6 February 2012 at 10:27 UTC


In 72 hours, 5 earthquakes of magnitude spanning from 4.7 to 5.4 occurred in the Southern Aegean Sea, Greece, 80 km North of Crete. These earthquakes have all been widely felt in Crete and in the islands of Aegean Sea.

These earthquakes caused justified concern among citizens on both islands in southern Greece. There was no damage or injuries reported.

 

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If you have experienced one of these earthquakes, you are invited to answer the online questionnaire. Your testimony will be useful to update the Macroseismic intensity map here below. (Intensities correspond to the effects of the earthquake).

You were on the spot and you have taken photos or videos of earthquake effects (on buildings, ground, landscape), please send us your files. Send them by mail, MMS or upload them directly from your computer.  After validation your pictures will be displayed on the EMSC web site.

Earthquake Intensity map

M5.3 on Jan 26th at 04:24 UTC

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M5.4 on Jan 27th at 01:33 UTC

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M4.8 on Jan 27th at 19:06 UTC

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M4.7 on Jan 28th at 10:50 UTC

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M4.7on Jan 29th at 09:55 UTC

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Epicenter location

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seismicity
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tensors
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