Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 36 km southeast of Karpathos, Greece, on Sunday, August 13, 1922 at 00:09 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.324°N / 27.547°E↗ (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Antipode: 35.324°S / 152.453°W↗
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (23 mi) ESE of Karpathos (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SSW of Lardos (pop: 1,350) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) E of Sitia (pop: 8,710) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SSW of Ialysos (Ialisos) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SSW of Rhodos (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) S of Kos (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SSW of Marmaris (Turkey) (pop: 33,700) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) S of Bodrum (Turkey) (pop: 39,300) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SW of Dalaman (Turkey) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
451 km (280 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> 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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|6.7||15 km||Dodecanese Islands, Greece||USGS|
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