Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Sea of Marmara, 16 km north of Avşa Adası Island, Balıkesir, Turkey, on Friday, January 4, 1935 at 14:41 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.652°N / 27.481°E↗ (Sea of Marmara, Turkey)
Antipode: 40.652°S / 152.519°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (240 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NW of Marmara (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) S of Rodoscuk (pop: 122,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NW of Erdek (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNE of Biga (pop: 30,900) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NW of Bandırma (pop: 107,600) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSW of Corum (pop: 202,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSW of Çerkezköy (pop: 84,200) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of Lüleburgaz (pop: 90,900) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) WSW of Istanbul (pop: 14,804,100) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (288 mi) W of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> 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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|6.4||15 km||western Turkey||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
|Date and time||Mag|
|Jan 4, 1935 16:20|
87 years ago
|Sea of Marmara, 18 km N of Avşa Adası Island, Balıkesir, Turkey||More|