Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 24 km northeast of Skýros, Euboea, Central Greece, on Saturday, March 4, 1967 at 17:58 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.1°N / 24.684°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 39.1°S / 155.316°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Skýros (pop: 1,730) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NE of Chalcis (pop: 59,100) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNE of Marousi (pop: 72,300) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NE of Acharnes (pop: 99,300) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNE of Chalandri (pop: 74,200) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNE of Nea Ionia (pop: 67,100) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNE of Zografos (pop: 71,000) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NE of Peristeri (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NE of Piraeus (pop: 163,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.6||15 km||Aegean Sea (Greece)||USGS|
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