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)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.709°N / 23.437°E↗ (Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece)
Antipode: 40.709°S / 156.563°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SE of Askos (pop: 1,410) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ENE of Panorama (Thessaloniki) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ENE of Pylaia (Thessaloniki) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) E of Polichni (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) E of Sykiés (pop: 45,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) E of Neapoli (pop: 27,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Serres (pop: 58,300) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) E of Saloniki (Zentralmakedonien) (pop: 354,300) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ENE of Kalamaria (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) N of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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