Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 31 km west of Amaliada, Ilia Prefecture, West Greece, on Wednesday, 24 January 1912 at 16:23 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.899°N / 21.018°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NW of Arkoudi (pop: 1,310) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) WSW of Kyllini (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NE of Zakynthos (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Gastouni (pop: 8,110) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Amaliada (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Varda (pop: 3,310) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WSW of Patras (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Agrinio (pop: 46,900) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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