Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - 30 km south of Malkara, Rodosto, Turkey, on Friday, August 9, 1912 at 01:29 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.638°N / 27.023°E↗ (Rodosto, Turkey)
Antipode: 40.638°S / 152.977°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Malkara (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NE of Galipoli (Gelibolu, Canakkale) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SE of Zorlanae (Edirne) (pop: 44,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) NNW of Biga (Canakkale) (pop: 30,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SW of Rodoscuk (pop: 122,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WNW of Bandırma (Balıkesir) (pop: 107,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Corum (pop: 202,600) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSW of Lüleburgaz (Kırklareli) (pop: 90,900) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NW of Balıkesir (pop: 238,200) --> See nearby quakes!
501 km (311 mi) W of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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