Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 75 km northeast of Volos, Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece, on Wednesday, December 5, 1923 at 20:56 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.802°N / 23.597°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 39.802°S / 156.403°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) SSW of Paliouri (pop: 820) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Kassandra (pop: 2,780) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SSW of Neos Marmaras (pop: 3,160) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NE of Nea Ionia (Magnesia) (pop: 32,700) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) NE of Volos (pop: 86,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Panorama (Thessaloniki) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) E of Larissa (pop: 144,700) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SSE of Kalamaria (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSE of Saloniki (pop: 354,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) N of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.2||10 km||Aegean Sea (Greece)||USGS|
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