Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 17 mi northwest of Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Oregon, USA, on Tuesday, 21 September 1993 at 05:45 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 9 km depth
Date & time: 21 Sep 1993 05:45:35 UTC
Depth: 8.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.3575°N / 122.05833°W (Klamath County, Oregon, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mountain Lakes (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Klamath Falls (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Altamont (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ENE of Ashland (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) E of Eagle Point (pop: 8,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) E of Medford (pop: 79,800) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) E of Central Point (pop: 18,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NE of Yreka (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) E of Grants Pass (Josephine County) (pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSE of Eugene (pop: 163,500) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) SSE of Salem (pop: 164,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||8.5 km||Oregon (USA)||USGS|
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