Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 10.6 km southwest of Tropea, Italy, on Friday, September 8, 1905 at 01:43 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.636°N / 15.784°E↗ (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy)
Antipode: 38.636°S / 164.216°W↗
Nearest volcano: Stromboli (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) WSW of Santa Domenica (pop: 1,470) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NNW of Gioia Tauro (Provincia di Reggio Calabria) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) W of Vibo Valentia (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) N of Palmi (Provincia di Reggio Calabria) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NNE of Messine (pop: 219,900) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SW of Lamezia Terme (pop: 70,500) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SW of Nicastro-Sambiase (pop: 55,700) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) N of Reggio Calabria (pop: 169,100) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNE of Catania (pop: 290,900) --> See nearby quakes!
456 km (284 mi) SE of loma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.2||15 km||Sicily, Italy||USGS|
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