Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Nisida Plateia, 1.1 km west of Kechries, Corinthia, Peloponnese, Greece, on Saturday, April 17, 1954 at 20:52 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.886°N / 22.977°E (Corinthia, Peloponnese, Greece)
Antipode: 37.886°S / 157.023°W
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) ESE of Examilia (pop: 1,810) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) SSE of Corinto (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Megara (Attica) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NE of Argos (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) W of Piraeus (Attica) (pop: 163,700) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) W of Nikaia (Attica) (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Petroúpolis (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) W of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NE of Tripoli (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ESE of Patras (West Greece) (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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