Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 9.9 km north of Bergama, İzmir, Turkey, on Friday, September 22, 1939 at 00:36 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.209°N / 27.164°E↗ (İzmir, Turkey)
Antipode: 39.209°S / 152.836°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) N of Bergama (İzmir) (pop: 57,200) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SSE of Kemer (Balıkesir) (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of Soma (Manisa) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ESE of Ayvalik (Balıkesir) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Edremit (Balıkesir) (pop: 40,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Kırkağaç (Manisa) (pop: 27,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNE of Aliağa (İzmir) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) N of Izmir (İzmir) (pop: 2,500,600) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Karabağlar (İzmir) (pop: 458,000) --> See nearby quakes!
494 km (307 mi) W of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> 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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