Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Wednesday, 26 May 1954
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.24°N / 160.077°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Vostochnaya Khodutka (179 km / 111 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|
|Wed, 26 May 01:43 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, 26 May 1954 01:43
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 01 Jul 1954 03:15 UTC| M 5.6 |20 km (12.4 mi) depth|41 km (25 mi) distance| USGS | Details