Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - 44 km west of Turin, Piedmont, Italy, on Saturday, January 22, 1983 at 12:41 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.223°N / 7.164°E↗ (Turin, Piedmont, Italy)
Antipode: 45.223°S / 172.836°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) N of Bussoleno (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Rivoli (pop: 46,000) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Collegno (pop: 46,500) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Grugliasco (pop: 33,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WNW of Venaria Reale (Città Metropolitana di Torino) (pop: 33,500) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) WNW of Turen (Piamonte) (pop: 870,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) WNW of Nichelino (pop: 47,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Moncalieri (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Settimo Torinese (pop: 44,100) --> See nearby quakes!
568 km (353 mi) NW of loma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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