Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 206 km south of Severo-Kuril\'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Monday, 24 September 1951 at 13:10 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 48.855°N / 156.63°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Tao-Rusyr (151 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
206 km (128 mi) S of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
7086 km (4403 mi) NE of Moscow (pop: 10,381,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.1||35 km||east of the Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 206 km south of Severo-Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 24 September 1951 13:10 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 27 Dec 1951 02:21 UTC| M 5.8 |25 km (15.5 mi) depth|36 km (22 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 25 Dec 1951 15:58 UTC| M 6.0 |27.2 km (16.9 mi) depth|51 km (32 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 460 km south of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka, Russia, on Tuesday, 25 December 1951 at 15:58 (GMT)