Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - 5.9 km east of Stanos, Aitoloakarnania, Grece-Occidentale, Greece, on Saturday, October 29, 1966 at 02:39 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.796°N / 21.242°E (Aitoloakarnania, Grece-Occidentale, Greece)
Antipode: 38.796°S / 158.758°W
Nearest volcano: Volos-Atalanti (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SE of Amfilochia (pop: 4,020) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NNW of Lepenou (pop: 2,090) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Agrinio (pop: 46,900) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ESE of Preveza (Préveza, Epirus) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSE of Arta (Epirus) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) NW of Patras (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SW of Karditsa (Thessaly) (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of Aigio (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of Trikala (Thessalien) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) WNW of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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