Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Dodecanese Islands, Greece, on Tuesday, 15 July 2008 at 03:26 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Dodecanese Islands, Greece, on Tuesday, 15 July 2008 at 03:26 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 52 km depth

Date & time: 15 Jul 2008 03:26:34 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.8°N / 27.86°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Gennadi (South Aegean) (pop: 655)
36 km (22 mi) SSW of Lardos (South Aegean) (pop: 1,350)
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Archángelos (Archaggelos, Rodos) (pop: 5,400)
62 km (39 mi) E of Olymbos (South Aegean) (pop: 400)
67 km (42 mi) SSW of Faliraki (South Aegean) (pop: 6,000)
78 km (48 mi) SSW of Rhodes (South Aegean) (pop: 56,100)
298 km (185 mi) SSE of Izmir (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 2,500,600)
500 km (311 mi) SSW of Bursa (Turkey) (pop: 1,412,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.452 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake Dodecanese Islands, Greece, 15 July 03:26 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (94 quakes):
  • 04 Jan 2009 10:26 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    78 km (49 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Dec 2008 05:22 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    71.4 km (44.4 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Dec 2008 12:53 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (45 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Dec 2008 07:27 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    84.2 km (52.3 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Dec 2008 00:59 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    84 km (52 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Nov 2008 00:14 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    56 km (34.8 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Nov 2008 13:03 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    44.8 km (27.8 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Nov 2008 07:48 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    61 km (37.9 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Nov 2008 22:47 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Nov 2008 19:34 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    85.3 km (53 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Oct 2008 08:34 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    52 km (32.3 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Oct 2008 05:19 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    76.2 km (47.3 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Sep 2008 20:04 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    48.6 km (30.2 mi) depth
    |
    87 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Sep 2008 11:36 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Sep 2008 14:28 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Sep 2008 11:50 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Dodecanese Islands, Greece, on Tuesday, 15 July 2008 at 03:26 (GMT)
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