Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 3 km west of Kanali, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, Greece, on Saturday, 5 November 1960 at 20:20 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.081°N / 20.668°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Volos-Atalanti (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) WNW of Kanali (pop: 964) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SW of Louros (pop: 2,030) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Preveza (Préveza) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SW of Philippiada (pop: 4,620) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) N of Lefkada (pop: 8,670) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Arta (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Agrinio (pop: 46,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SE of Korfu (Kerkira) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) NW of Patras (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) WNW of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||20 km||Greece-Albania border region||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 11 Nov 1960 05:31 UTC| M 5.6 |25 km (15.5 mi) depth|40 km (25 mi) distance| USGS | Details