Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake - 2.2 km east of Brezovo, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, on Wednesday, April 18, 1928 at 19:22 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.356°N / 25.109°E (Brezovo, Plovdiv, Bulgaria)
Antipode: 42.356°S / 154.891°W
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ENE of Brezovo (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NE of Rakovski (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NW of Chirpan (Stara Zagora) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Parvomay (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NE of Plovdiv (pop: 340,500) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SW of Kazanlak (Stara Zagora) (pop: 55,200) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of karurovu~o (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NNE of Asenovgrad (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NW of Dimitrovgrad (Haskovo) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ESE of Sofia (Sofia-Capital) (pop: 1,152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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