Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Wednesday, 7 January 1953
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.725°N / 162.057°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Kikhpinych (145 km / 90 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 7 Jan 05:49 UTC||M 6.0 / 25 km||Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, 7 Jan 1953 05:49
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 04 May 1953 11:29 UTC| M 6.0 |30 km (18.6 mi) depth|47 km (29 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Monday, 4 May 1953