Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake 72 km southwest of Moni Chrysoskalitissas, Greece
4.0 quake 19 Feb 7:55 am (GMT +2)

An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred only 5 minutes ago 72 km southwest of Moni Chrysoskalitissas, Greece, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Moni Chrysoskalitissas, Chania, Crete, Greece, in the morning on Monday, February 19th, 2024, at 7:55 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop. 66) located 72 km from the epicenter, Palaiochora (pop. 2,400) 83 km away, and Kissamos (pop. 4,200) 89 km away.

Earthquake data:
Date & time: Feb 19, 2024 07:55 am (GMT +2) local time (19 Feb 2024 05:55 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.13°N / 22.78°E (Greece)
Primary data source: EMSC