Major magnitude 6.5 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 24 km northwest of Ayvalik, Ayvalık İlçesi, Balıkesir, Turkey, on Tuesday, November 18, 1919 at 21:54 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.498°N / 26.53°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Turkey)
Antipode: 39.498°S / 153.47°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SE of Ayvacık (pop: 6,880) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Ayvalik (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSE of Ezine (Camikebir) (pop: 15,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of Kemer (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Edremit (pop: 40,800) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NW of Bergama (pop: 57,200) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Aliağa (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) WNW of Soma (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NNW of Izmir (pop: 2,500,600) --> See nearby quakes!
543 km (337 mi) W of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> 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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|6.5||10 km||near the coast of western Turkey||USGS|
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