Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Avellino, 56 km northeast of Salerno, Campania, Italy, on Wednesday, July 23, 1930 at 00:08 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.922°N / 15.377°E↗ (Avellino, Campania, Italy)
Antipode: 40.922°S / 164.623°W↗
Nearest volcano: Monte Vulture (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) W of Calitri (pop: 4,350) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NE of Eboli (Provincia di Salerno) (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Battipaglia (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) E of Avellino (pop: 48,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ESE of Benevento (pop: 48,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Salerno (pop: 125,800) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSW of Foggia (Apulia) (pop: 137,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) ENE of Cava de' Tirreni (pop: 48,100) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) E of Naples (pop: 959,500) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) ESE of loma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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