Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - 1.1 km west of Arette, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, on Sunday, August 13, 1967 at 22:07 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.094°N / 0.731°W↗ (Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France)
Antipode: 43.094°S / 179.269°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) W of Arette (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SW of Oloron Ste Marie (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Pau (pop: 82,700) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Tarbes (Occitanie) (pop: 52,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SE of Bayonne (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SE of Anglet (pop: 40,700) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Biarritz (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SSW of Mont-de-Marsan (Landes) (pop: 36,200) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) S of Bordeaux (pop: 231,800) --> See nearby quakes!
683 km (425 mi) SSW of Paris (Île-de-France) (pop: 2,138,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.7||10 km||Pyrenees (France)||USGS|
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