Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Nomos Kardhitsas, Thessaly, 6.1 km northwest of Angiai, Central Greece, on Tuesday, May 4, 1954 at 16:45 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.131°N / 22.111°E (Nomos Kardhitsas, Thessaly, Greece)
Antipode: 39.131°S / 157.889°W
Nearest volcano: Volos-Atalanti (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) N of Spercheiada (Phthiotis, Central Greece) (pop: 2,690) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW of Farsala (Lárisa) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Karditsa (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSE of Trikala (Thessalien) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSW of Larisa (Thessalie) (pop: 144,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Nea Ionia (Magnesia) (pop: 32,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Volos (Thessalien) (pop: 86,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NE of Agrinio (West Greece) (pop: 46,900) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SSW of Thessaloniki (Central Macedonia) (pop: 354,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NW of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> 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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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
|Date and time||Mag|
|May 25, 1954 22:03|
68 years ago
|Nomos Kardhitsas, Thessaly, 4 km W of Sofiada, Phthiotis, Central Greece||More|