Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - East of the Kuril Islands (Russia) on Saturday, 20 March 1954
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.811°N / 154.021°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Ushishur (121 km / 75 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 20 Mar 14:04 UTC||M 5.7 / 35 km||East of the Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake: East of the Kuril Islands (Russia), 20 Mar 1954 14:04
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 01 Apr 1954 18:18 UTC| M 6.2 |16.5 km (10.3 mi) depth|42 km (26 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kuril Islands (Russia) on Thursday, 1 April 1954