Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 12 km east of Banja Luka, Srpska, Bosnia & Herzegovina, on Sunday, October 26, 1969 at 15:36 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.813°N / 17.339°E↗ (Bosnia Serb Republic, Bosnia & Herzegovina)
Antipode: 44.813°S / 162.661°W↗
Nearest volcano: Bakony-Balaton Highland (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) ESE of Trn (Srpska) (pop: 7,550) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) N of Celinac (Čelinac, Srpska) (pop: 6,670) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) ENE of Banja Luka (Srpska) (pop: 221,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) ESE of Prijedor (Srpska) (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) W of Doboj (Srpska) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NNW of Travnik (Srednjobosanski kanton, Federation of B&H) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NW of Zenica (Federation of B&H) (pop: 164,400) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) N of Bugojno (Federation of B&H) (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NW of Sarajevo (Federation of B&H) (pop: 696,700) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SE of Zagreb (City of Zagreb, Croatia) (pop: 699,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.1||15 km||Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnia & Herzegovina)||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 27 Oct 1969 08:10 UTC| M 6.1 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 1.4 km east of Trn, Srpska, Bosnia & Herzegovina, on Monday, October 27, 1969 at 08:10 (GMT)