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1894 Atalanti earthquakes

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Magnitude  6.7 Mw
Areas affected  Greece, Locris
Depth  10 km (6.2 mi)
Casualties  255
1894 Atalanti earthquakes
Date  20 April 1894 (1894-04-20) 27 April 1894 (1894-04-27)

The first of the 1894 Atalanti earthquakes occurred at on 20 April 1894 at 16:52 UTC, with a magnitude of 6.4 on the moment magnitude scale and a maximum perceived intensity of X on the Mercalli intensity scale. It was followed 7 days later on 27 April at 19:42 UTC by the second, with a magnitude of 6.9 and a maximum intensity of X. These two earthquakes caused widespread damage in the Locris area, causing a total of 255 deaths. More literature on these destructive events can be seen in the references section.

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1894 Atalanti earthquakes Wikipedia


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