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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Southern Greece on Sunday, 8 January 2006

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Southern Greece on Sunday, 8 January 2006
Date & time: Sunday, 8 January 2006 11:34 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 66.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.311°N / 23.212°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) NE of Avlémonas (pop: 100)
21 km (13 mi) NE of Mitáta (pop: 100)
21 km (13 mi) NE of Kastrisiánika (pop: 100)
186 km (115 mi) S of Piraeus (pop: 163,700)
191 km (119 mi) SW of Athens (pop: 664,000)
194 km (121 mi) SW of Peristéri (pop: 140,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 8 Jan 11:34 UTCM 6.7 / 66 kmSouthern GreeceUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake: Southern Greece, 8 Jan 2006 11:34

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (117 quakes):
  • 28 Jun 2006 20:03 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    113 km (70 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 2006 20:02 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    128 km (79 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 2006 19:58 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    119 km (74 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 2006 02:40 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Jun 2006 10:36 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    109 km (68 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Jun 2006 03:05 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jun 2006 16:40 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    103 km (64 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Jun 2006 13:20 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    54 km (33.6 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Jun 2006 01:33 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    48 km (29.8 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Jun 2006 15:03 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    97 km (60 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Jun 2006 06:45 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jun 2006 02:18 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    129 km (80 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jun 2006 10:01 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    52 km (32.3 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jun 2006 03:55 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (46 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Jun 2006 21:24 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jun 2006 21:14 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    114 km (71 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Southern Greece on Sunday, 8 January 2006

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