Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Kuril Islands (Russia) on Tuesday, 6 July 1954
Depth: 19.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.463°N / 153.384°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Urataman (113 km / 70 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 6 Jul 08:04 UTC||M 6.5 / 19.1 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake: Kuril Islands (Russia), 6 Jul 1954 08:04
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 12 Jul 1954 17:32 UTC| M 5.7 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|65 km (40 mi) distance| USGS | Details