Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - Nisida Prasoudi, 8.8 km west of Lidoriki, Phocis, Central Greece, on Friday, January 19, 1962 at 19:38 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.503°N / 22.102°E (Phocis, Central Greece, Greece)
Antipode: 38.503°S / 157.898°W
Nearest volcano: Volos-Atalanti (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) W of Amfissa (pop: 6,850) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) ENE of Nafpaktos (West Greece) (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) N of Aigio (West Greece) (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NE of Patras (West Greece) (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Lamia (pop: 52,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) ESE of Agrinio (West Greece) (pop: 46,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of Livadia (Levádhia) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of Corinto (Peloponnese) (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) S of Karditsa (Thessaly) (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WNW of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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