Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk
Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 6573 km northeast of Moscow, Russia, on Sat, 25 May 2013 01:56
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Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 623 km depth
24 May 15:15 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 25 May 2013 01:56
Depth: 623.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.2218°N / 151.5153°E (Sea of Okhotsk, Russia)
Nearby towns and cities:
363 km (226 mi) WNW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
6573 km (4084 mi) NE of Moscow (pop: 10,381,200) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) WNW of Alaid Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 6.7||628 km||SEA OF OKHOTSK||EMSC|
|M 6.8||623 km||Sea of Okhotsk||USGS|
|M 6.7||629 km||Sea of Okhotsk||GFZ|
|M 6.8||623 km||Sea of Okhotsk||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake
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