Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 25 km northwest of Lipari Island, Sicily, Italy, on Tuesday, June 28, 1977 at 07:12 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 261 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 261.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.63°N / 14.712°E↗ (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy)
Antipode: 38.63°S / 165.288°W↗
Nearest volcano: Salina (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) WNW of Salina (pop: 630) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NW of Lipari (pop: 4,260) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) N of Capo d'Orlando (Province of Messina) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NW of Milazzo (Province of Messina) (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NW of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (Provincia di Messina) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WNW of Messine (pop: 219,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) N of Bronte (Provincia di Catania) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NW of Reggio Calabria (pop: 169,100) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) ENE of Palermo (pop: 648,300) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) SSE of loma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.3||261 km||Sicily, Italy||USGS|
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