Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 89 km west of Cosenza, Calabria, Italy, on Wednesday, March 21, 1984 at 01:12 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 281 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 281.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.419°N / 15.234°E↗ (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy)
Antipode: 39.419°S / 164.766°W↗
Nearest volcano: Stromboli (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Belvedere Marittimo (Provincia di Cosenza) (pop: 6,180) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Paula (Provincia di Cosenza) (pop: 12,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) W of Quattromiglia (Provincia di Cosenza) (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of Cosenza (pop: 63,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WSW of Castrovillari (Provincia di Cosenza) (pop: 20,300) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) WNW of Lamezia Terme (pop: 70,500) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WNW of Catanzaro (pop: 79,000) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Messine (pop: 219,900) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SSW of Potenza (pop: 56,400) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (223 mi) SE of loma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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