Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - East of the Kuril Islands (Russia) on Thursday, 23 September 1954
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 48.88°N / 156.519°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Tao-Rusyr (142 km / 88 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|
|Thu, 23 Sep 21:43 UTC||M 6.5 / 20 km||East of the Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake: East of the Kuril Islands (Russia), 23 Sep 1954 21:43
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 18 Nov 1954 05:20 UTC| M 6.2 |63.3 km (39.3 mi) depth|102 km (63 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kuril Islands (Russia) on Thursday, 18 November 1954