Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Thursday, 18 December 1952
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.42°N / 162.388°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Kikhpinych (183 km / 114 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 18 Dec 10:30 UTC||M 5.9 / 20 km||Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.9 quake: Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, 18 Dec 1952 10:30
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 07 Jan 1953 05:49 UTC| M 6.0 |25 km (15.5 mi) depth|40 km (25 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Wednesday, 7 January 1953