Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - 21 km northeast of Avezzano, Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy, on Wednesday, January 13, 1915 at 06:52 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.179°N / 13.585°E↗ (Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy)
Antipode: 42.179°S / 166.415°W↗
Nearest volcano: Oricola-Carsoli (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) NNE of Celano (Provincia dell'Aquila) (pop: 9,970) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of Avezzano (Provincia dell'Aquila) (pop: 37,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of L'Aquila (pop: 33,700) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Salmona (Provincia dell'Aquila) (pop: 21,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Chieti (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) S of Teramo (Abruzzen) (pop: 36,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SW of Montesilvano Marina (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Pescara (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) ENE of loma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Naples (Campania) (pop: 959,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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