Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake - 9.7 km west of Kula, Manisa, Turkey, on Friday, March 28, 1969 at 01:48 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.515°N / 28.546°E↗ (Manisa, Turkey)
Antipode: 38.515°S / 151.454°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sandal (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) WSW of Kula (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Alaşehir (pop: 48,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) E of Salihli (pop: 88,900) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNE of Nazilli (Aydın) (pop: 119,400) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) E of Turgutlu (pop: 103,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SE of Akhisar (pop: 84,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Manisa (pop: 244,000) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) E of Izmir (İzmir) (pop: 2,500,600) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (250 mi) WSW of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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