Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 402 km south of Severo-Kuril\'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Tuesday, 6 November 1951 at 18:50 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.276°N / 154.268°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Srednii (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
402 km (250 mi) SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
7135 km (4434 mi) NE of Moscow (pop: 10,381,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.3||35 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, 402 km south of Severo-Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 6 November 1951 18:50 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 12 Nov 1951 08:09 UTC| M 6.5 |20 km (12.4 mi) depth|64 km (40 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 463 km south of Severo-Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Monday, 12 November 1951 at 08:09 (GMT)
- 09 Nov 1951 07:57 UTC| M 5.8 |30 km (18.6 mi) depth|36 km (22 mi) distance| USGS | Details