Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 23 km northwest of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik - Neretva, Croatia, on Thursday, September 5, 1996 at 20:44 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.803°N / 17.936°E↗ (Dubrovnik - Neretva, Croatia)
Antipode: 42.803°S / 162.064°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) E of Trnova (Dubrovačko-Neretvanska) (pop: 44) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NW of Dubrovnik (Dubrovačko-Neretvanska) (pop: 28,400) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Trebinje (Srpska, Bosnia & Herzegovina) (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SE of Metković (Dubrovačko-Neretvanska) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) S of Mostar (Federation of B&H, Bosnia & Herzegovina) (pop: 104,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of Nikšić (Opština Nikšić, Montenegro) (pop: 58,200) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) WNW of Podgorica (Montenegro) (pop: 236,900) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSW of Sarajevo (Federation of B&H, Bosnia & Herzegovina) (pop: 696,700) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ESE of Split (Split-Dalmatia) (pop: 176,300) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (230 mi) SSE of Zagreb (City of Zagreb) (pop: 699,000) --> 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||10 km||Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnia & Herzegovina)||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes)
- 17 Sep 1996 13:45 UTC| M 5.5 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 09 Sep 1996 15:57 UTC| M 5.3 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|6 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details