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M7.7 earthquake on Tue, 14 Aug 02:59 UTC / 158km ENE of Poronaysk, Russia

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake - 158km ENE of Poronaysk, Russia on Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Major mag. 7.7 earthquake  - 158km ENE of Poronaysk, Russia on Tuesday, 14 August 2012
Date & time: Tuesday, 14 August 2012 02:59 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tue, 14 Aug 2012 13:59
Magnitude: 7.7
Depth: 625.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.7843°N / 145.126°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Chirip (537 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^16 J (6219 GWh / 5.4*10^6 tons of TNT / 334.4 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 14 Aug 2012
Tue, 14 Aug 02:59 UTCM 7.7 / 611 kmSEA OF OKHOTSKEMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 02:59 UTCM 7.7 / 572 kmSea of OkhotskGFZ
Tue, 14 Aug 02:59 UTCM 7.7 / 626 kmSea of Okhotsk, RussiaGeoAu


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