Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 19 km west of Preveza, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, Greece, on Wednesday, 30 June 1948 at 12:21 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.992°N / 20.532°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Volos-Atalanti (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) W of Mitikas (pop: 866) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) W of Preveza (Préveza) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) NW of Lefkada (pop: 8,670) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Vonitsa (pop: 4,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Philippiada (pop: 4,620) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Arta (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WNW of Agrinio (pop: 46,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SE of Korfu (Kerkira) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NW of Patras (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) WNW of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> 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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