Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 66 km southeast of San Remo, Italy, on Friday, July 19, 1963 at 05:46 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.344°N / 8.278°E↗ (Western Mediterranean, Italy)
Antipode: 43.344°S / 171.722°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) SSE of San Lorenzo al Mare (pop: 1,320) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Imperia (pop: 38,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of Sanremo (pop: 47,000) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SE of Ventimiglia (pop: 18,400) --> 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 Monaco (Monaco) (pop: 33,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) ESE of Nice (France) (pop: 338,600) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ESE of Antibes (France) (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (80 mi) SSW of Genova (pop: 580,200) --> See nearby quakes!
382 km (238 mi) WNW of loma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.1||15 km||Ligurian Sea (Italy)||USGS|
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