Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 1.7 km south of Elliniko Trikolonon, Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece, on Monday, April 5, 1965 at 03:12 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.505°N / 22.067°E↗ (Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece)
Antipode: 37.505°S / 157.933°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Dimitsana (pop: 739) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Megalopolis (Megalopoli) (pop: 5,280) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) W of Tripoli (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) N of Kalamata (pop: 54,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NW of Sparta (Sparti) (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) ESE of Pyrgos (Pirgos, West Greece) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) WSW of Argos (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Patras (West Greece) (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WSW of Corinto (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) WSW of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> 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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