Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Tyrrhenian Sea, 98 km west of Cosenza, Calabria, Italy, on Wednesday, January 5, 1994 at 13:24 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 273 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 272.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.085°N / 15.145°E↗ (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy)
Antipode: 39.085°S / 164.855°W↗
Nearest volcano: Stromboli (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) NNW of Stromboli (pop: 639) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) WNW of Vibo Valentia (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) N of Milazzo (Province of Messina) (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of Gioia Tauro (Provincia di Reggio Calabria) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Cosenza (pop: 63,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WSW of Quattromiglia (Provincia di Cosenza) (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) W of Sambiase (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NNW of Messine (pop: 219,900) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) W of Catanzaro (pop: 79,000) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) SE of loma (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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