Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 1.3 km east of Cagnano Varano, Provincia di Foggia, Apulia, Italy, on Tuesday, 16 January 1951 at 01:11 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.829°N / 15.788°E (Provincia di Foggia, Puglia, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Monte Vulture (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) E of Cagnano Varano (pop: 7,310) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNE of San Giovanni Rotondo (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) E of Sannicandro Garganico (Provincia di Foggia) (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NNW of Manfredonia (pop: 52,900) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ENE of San Severo (pop: 54,900) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NNE of Foggia (pop: 137,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NW of Barletta (pop: 93,300) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) NW of bali (pop: 277,400) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NE of nepalasa (Campania) (pop: 959,500) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) E of Roma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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