Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Halkidiki, 9.9 km southeast of Néa Apollonia, Greece, on Thursday, May 11, 1933 at 19:09 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.575°N / 23.537°E↗ (Halkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece)
Antipode: 40.575°S / 156.463°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (132 km / 82 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (3 mi) NW of Stanos (pop: 929) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) E of Panorama (Thessaloniki) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) E of Pylaia (Thessaloniki) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) E of Kalamaria (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) E of Sykiés (pop: 45,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) E of Polichni (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) E of Neapoli (pop: 27,100) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) E of Saloniki (Zentralmakedonien) (pop: 354,300) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) S of Serres (pop: 58,300) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 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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