Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Russia, on Sunday, January 18, 1925 at 12:05 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.803°N / 153.607°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Antipode: 47.803°S / 26.393°W
Nearest volcano: unnamed (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
368 km (229 mi) SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|7.2||35 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
|Date and time||Mag|
|Nov 2, 1926 21:09|
95 years ago
|North Pacific Ocean, Russia||More|