Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Albania on Thursday, May 26, 1960 at 05:10 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.619°N / 20.629°E↗ (Albania)
Antipode: 40.619°S / 159.371°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SSW of Maliq (pop: 3,740) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) W of Korce (pop: 58,300) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Pogradec (pop: 61,500) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Patos (pop: 60,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) E of Fier (pop: 56,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Vlore (pop: 89,500) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) SE of Tirana (pop: 374,800) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SE of Durres (pop: 122,000) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) S of Bogovinje (North Macedonia) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) S of Brvenica (North Macedonia) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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