Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - Provincia di Campobasso, Molise, 67 km northwest of Foggia, Apulia, Italy, on Thursday, 31 October 2002 at 10:32 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.789°N / 14.872°E (Provincia di Campobasso, Molise, Italy)
Nearest volcano: Roccamonfina (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) WSW of lalino (Provincia di Campobasso) (pop: 5,160) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Termoli (pop: 31,000) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSE of San Salvo (Provincia di Chieti, Abruzzo) (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Campobasso (pop: 39,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Torremaggiore (Provincia di Foggia, Apulia) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSE of Vasto (Provincia di Chieti, Abruzzo) (pop: 30,400) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WNW of San Severo (Apulia) (pop: 54,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WNW of Foggia (Apulia) (pop: 137,000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NNE of nepalasa (Campania) (pop: 959,500) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) E of Roma (Latium) (pop: 2,318,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.9||10 km||southern Italy||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 01 Nov 2002 15:09 UTC| M 5.8 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|7 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details