Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 18 km southwest of Ierissos, Halkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece, on Monday, September 26, 1932 at 19:20 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.269°N / 23.743°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 40.269°S / 156.257°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) ENE of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 1,710) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Pylaia (Thessaloniki) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ESE of Kalamaria (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Sykiés (pop: 45,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Neapoli (pop: 27,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Saloniki (pop: 354,300) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Polichni (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of Serres (pop: 58,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Kavala (pop: 54,000) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) N of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 29 Sep 1932 03:57 UTC| M 6.3 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|55 km (34 mi) distance| USGS | Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 6.3 km southeast of Askos, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece, on Thursday, September 29, 1932 at 03:57 (GMT)