Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Phocis, Central Greece, 51 km east of Patras, Achaea, West Greece, on Thursday, June 15, 1995 at 00:15 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 14 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 14.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.401°N / 22.283°E↗ (Phocis, Central Greece, Greece)
Antipode: 38.401°S / 157.717°W↗
Nearest volcano: Volos-Atalanti (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) WNW of Galaxidi (pop: 3,030) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Amfissa (pop: 6,850) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NE of Aegion (West Greece) (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ENE of Patras (West Greece) (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) W of Livadia (Levádhia) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SSW of Lamia (pop: 52,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NW of Corinto (Peloponnese) (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Agrinio (West Greece) (pop: 46,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) W of Thebes (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) WNW of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 15 Jun 1995 00:31 UTC| M 5.4 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details