At 12:51:05.6 UTC on the 2nd of May 2020 a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck 100 km south of the Greek island of Crete (see map below). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km and was widely felt on the island of Crete. Several aftershocks up to M5.4 occurred in the space of a four hours after the initial shock. No casualties have been reported at the time of writing.
The earthquake was recorded at seismic stations worldwide, including stations of the Irish National Seismic Network (INSN), see seismic waveforms below (select figure to enlarge).
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