Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 3.7 km northwest of Vracha, Nomos Evrytanias, Central Greece, on Saturday, February 5, 1966 at 02:01 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.093°N / 21.777°E↗ (Nomos Evrytanias, Central Greece, Greece)
Antipode: 39.093°S / 158.223°W↗
Nearest volcano: Volos-Atalanti (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) WNW of Fourna (pop: 734) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) N of Karpenisi (pop: 6,890) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SSW of Karditsa (Thessaly) (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) S of Trikala (Thessaly) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Lamia (pop: 52,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNE of Agrinio (West Greece) (pop: 46,900) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) E of Arta (Epirus) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Larissa (Thessaly) (pop: 144,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) N of Patras (West Greece) (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) NW of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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