Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 12 km south of Adana, Turkey, on Saturday, 27 June 1998 at 13:55 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 27 Jun 1998 13:55:52 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.878°N / 35.307°E (Adana, Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Ceyhan-Osmaniye (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) S of Adana (pop: 1,249,000) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) E of Tarsus (Mersin) (pop: 256,500) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Ceyhan (pop: 96,300) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SW of İmamoğlu (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SW of Kozan (pop: 88,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) WNW of Iskenderun (Hatay) (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WSW of Osmaniye (pop: 202,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Kadirli (Osmaniye) (pop: 70,200) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) NE of Nicosia (Cyprus) (pop: 200,500) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) SE of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.3||33 km||central Turkey||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 04 Jul 1998 02:15 UTC| M 5.4 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|1 km (1 mi) distance| USGS | Details