Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - 1.3 km northwest of Eleftherochori, Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece, on Tuesday, November 26, 1957 at 11:50 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.289°N / 22.629°E (Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece)
Antipode: 39.289°S / 157.371°W
Nearest volcano: Volos-Atalanti (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SW of Velestino (pop: 3,040) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NW of Almyros (Almiros) (pop: 7,960) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) E of Farsala (Lárisa) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Nea Ionia (Magnesia) (pop: 32,700) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Volos (Thessalien) (pop: 86,000) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Larisa (Thessalie) (pop: 144,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) E of Karditsa (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) ESE of Trikala (Thessalien) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) S of Thessaloniki (Central Macedonia) (pop: 354,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NNW of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
|Date and time||Mag|
|Nov 27, 1957 03:08|
64 years ago
|9.2 km NW of Almyros, Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece||More|