Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 5.6 km south of Makarska, Split-Dalmatia, Croatia, on Sunday, January 7, 1962 at 10:03 (GMT)
Very strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.247°N / 17.019°E↗ (Adriatic Sea, Croatia)
Antipode: 43.247°S / 162.981°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) ESE of Solta Island (pop: 1,480) --> 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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|6.2||15 km||Croatia-Bosnia and Herzegovina border region||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 11 Jan 1962 05:05 UTC| M 6.2 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|14 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Baška Voda, 8.1 km north of Makarska, Split-Dalmatia, Croatia, on Thursday, January 11, 1962 at 05:05 (GMT)