Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - Bangladesh on Monday, July 8, 1918 at 10:22 GMT
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Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.599°N / 90.853°E (Bangladesh)
Antipode: 24.599°S / 89.147°W
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Kishorganj (pop: 90,700) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Netrakona (pop: 79,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Bājitpur (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) W of Baniachang (pop: 37,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) WNW of Habiganj (pop: 88,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNW of Bhairab Bāzār (pop: 105,500) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) N of Narsingdi (pop: 281,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NNE of Tongi (pop: 337,600) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NNE of Dhaka (pop: 10,356,500) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NNE of Khulna (pop: 1,342,300) --> 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!) | about seismic energy
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