Earthquake with magnitude of Mw 5.8 on date 15-06-2013 and time 18:11:03 (Italy) in region Crete, Greece [Sea: Greece]

A magnitude Mw 5.8 earthquake occured in region: Crete, Greece [Sea: Greece], on

  • 15-06-2013 16:11:03 (UTC)
  • 15-06-2013 18:11:03 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 15-06-2013 19:11:03 (UTC +03:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Europe/Athens)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 34.4300, 25.0400 at 26 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

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The values of hypocentral coordinates and magnitude may be revised at a later time as more information becomes available.

Municipalities within 20 km from the epicenter

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

No Italian municipalities within 100 km from the epicenter with at least 50000 inhabitants.

Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
ML 6.0
Mw 5.8
34.43 25.04 26 2014-10-21
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 3691521
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information


Field Value
Time (UTC) 2013-06-15 16:11:03
Latitude 34.4300
Longitude 25.0400
Depth (km) 26 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> AGENDA-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 3691521


Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description horizontal uncertainty
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi)
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1000.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68


Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 120
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 1
Number of defining phases 1
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec)
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree)
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree)
Number of stations at which the event was observed 0
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 0
Magnitudes information


Field Value
Value 5.8
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude Mw
Reference to an origin 3691521
Agency INGV
Autore TDMT-INGV Revised
Time of creation (UTC) 2014-02-04 16:03:46


Field Value
Value 6.0
Uncertainty 0.0
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 3691521
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-06-15 16:27:31
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor

TDMT details

Field Value
MagnitudeMw 5.82
Scalar Moment6.59788E+24 dyne-cm
Computed depth26 km
Variance Reduction45.5%
Double Couple79%
Model usedCIA

Moment Tensor Components

Component Value

Nodal Planes

Name Strike Dip Rake

Fault Plane solution

Focal Mechanism

psmeca (GMT documentation)

25.04 34.43 26 319 51 -94 145 39 -85 6.59788 24 25.54 34.93

TDMT references

More info and references

Station Distribution

Station Distribution

TDMT station details

Sta Dist Azi V R zcor
KARP 229.9 56.8 46.41% 214
ZKR 131.8 54.5 51.11% 201
APE 0 8.5 54.95% 214
ARG 343.5 53.9 60.71% 223
SANT 218.7 9.9 55.1% 208
IMMV 149.8 320 21.4% 201
ITM 415 318.2 21.14% 232
Fault Plane solutions in the area
Type Description Link
QuakeML - small Event, Origin, FocalMechanism Download
QuakeML - full Event, Origin, FocalMechanism, Amplitude, Arrival, Pick, Station Magnitude Download