Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Corinthia, Peloponnese, 72 km southeast of Patras, Achaea, West Greece, on Wednesday, 13 September 1972 at 04:13 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 82 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 81.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.99°N / 22.485°E (Corinthia, Peloponnese, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (8 mi) WNW of Kryoneri (pop: 868) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) W of Corinto (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNW of Argos (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SE of Aegion (West Greece) (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) N of Tripoli (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SW of Livadeia (Levádhia, Central Greece) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) ESE of Patras (West Greece) (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) W of Megara (Attica) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) W of Keratsini (Attica) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) W of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> 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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