Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 30 km southwest of Kalkan, Antalya, Turkey, on Tuesday, 14 January 1969 at 23:12 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 25 km depth
Date & time: 14 Jan 1969 23:12:08 UTC
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.043°N / 29.221°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (193 km / 120 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SW of Kalkan (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Kas (pop: 7,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) S of Fethiye (pop: 60,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSE of Sarigerme (Ortaca) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSE of Dalaman (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Ortaca (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Elmalı (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) ESE of Rhodes (Greece) (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) SE of Esmirna (pop: 2,500,600) --> See nearby quakes!
536 km (333 mi) SW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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