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)
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Very strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.369°N / 17.006°E↗ (Baška Voda, Split-Dalmatia, Croatia)
Antipode: 43.369°S / 162.994°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) E 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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