1953 Ionian Earthquake epicenter

1953 Ionian Earthquake epicenter


Valsamata, Greece (GR)
The Great 1953 Ionian Earthquake struck the southern Ionian Islands in Greece on August 12, 1953. In mid-August 1953, beginning on 8 August there were over 113 recorded earthquakes in the region between Kefalonia and Zakynthos, but the most destructive was the earthquake of August 12th. That earthquake measured 7.2 on the surface wave magnitude scale and caused widespread damage throughout the islands of Kefalonia and Zakynthos.
The Great 1953 Ionian Earthquake struck the southern Ionian Islands in Greece on August 12, 1953. In mid-August 1953, beginning on 8 August there were over 113 recorded earthquakes in the region between Kefalonia and Zakynthos, but the most destructive was the earthquake of August 12th. That earthquake measured 7.2 on the surface wave magnitude scale and caused widespread damage throughout the islands of Kefalonia and Zakynthos.
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By: kkeps

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