Very strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 13 km west of Karacabey, Bursa, Turkey, on Tuesday, October 6, 1964 at 14:31 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 27 km depth
Depth: 27.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.203°N / 28.206°E↗ (Bursa, Turkey)
Antipode: 40.203°S / 151.794°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (177 km / 110 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) W of Karacabey (pop: 44,300) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NW of Mustafakemalpaşa (pop: 101,400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SE of Bandırma (Balıkesir) (pop: 107,600) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) N of Susurluk (Balıkesir) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) ESE of Erdek (Balıkesir) (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ENE of Gönen (Balıkesir) (pop: 40,800) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) W of Bursa (pop: 1,412,700) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Gemlik (pop: 71,100) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SW of Istanbul (pop: 14,804,100) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) W of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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