Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 61 km southeast of San Remo, Italy, on Friday, July 19, 1963 at 05:45 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.343°N / 8.153°E↗ (Western Mediterranean, Italy)
Antipode: 43.343°S / 171.847°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) SSE of San Lorenzo al Mare (pop: 1,320) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Sanremo (pop: 47,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) S of Imperia (pop: 38,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of Ventimiglia (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SE of Monaco (Monaco) (pop: 33,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) S of Albenga (Provincia di Savona) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Nice (France) (pop: 338,600) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ESE of Antibes (France) (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SSW of Genova (pop: 580,200) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) WNW of loma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.3||15 km||Ligurian Sea (Italy)||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 19 Jul 1963 05:46 UTC| M 6.1 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 66 km southeast of San Remo, Italy, on Friday, July 19, 1963 at 05:46 (GMT)