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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Croatia on Thursday, 11 January 1962

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Croatia on Thursday, 11 January 1962
Date & time: Thursday, 11 January 1962 05:05 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.369°N / 17.006°E (Croatia)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) N of Makarska (pop: 13,400)
13 km (8 mi) S of Lovreć (pop: 900)
18 km (11 mi) S of Studenci (pop: 500)
48 km (30 mi) SE of Split (pop: 176,300)
121 km (75 mi) SW of Sarajevo (pop: 696,700)
157 km (98 mi) S of Banja Luka (pop: 221,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 11 Jan 05:05 UTCM 6.2 / 15 km CroatiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Croatia, 11 Jan 1962 05:05 UTC

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Croatia on Thursday, 11 January 1962
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 10 Nov 1940 01:39
    | 7.8 |
    90km / 56mi
    |
    80 years ago
    |
    800km / 497mi
    | Romania
  • 08 Nov 1905 22:06
    | 7.4 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    115 years ago
    |
    750km / 466mi
    | Aegean Sea (Greece)
  • 18 Mar 1953 19:06
    | 7.3 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    68 years ago
    |
    951km / 591mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 06 Oct 1947 19:55
    | 7.3 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    73 years ago
    |
    848km / 527mi
    | Southern Greece
  • 08 Sep 1905 01:43
    | 7.2 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    115 years ago
    |
    536km / 333mi
    | Sicily, Italy
  • 18 Apr 1928 19:22
    | 7.1 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    93 years ago
    |
    670km / 416mi
    | Bulgaria
  • 14 Apr 1928 09:00
    | 7.1 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    93 years ago
    |
    719km / 447mi
    | Bulgaria
  • 09 Aug 1912 01:29
    | 7.1 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    108 years ago
    |
    881km / 548mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 28 Dec 1908 04:20
    | 7.0 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    112 years ago
    |
    613km / 381mi
    | Sicily, Italy
  • 26 Sep 1932 19:20
    | 6.9 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    88 years ago
    |
    656km / 408mi
    | Greece
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