Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kuril Islands (Russia) on Saturday, 5 February 1955
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.305°N / 152.898°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Ikanmikot (97 km / 60 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 5 Feb 20:41 UTC||M 6.2 / 15 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake: Kuril Islands (Russia), 5 Feb 1955 20:41
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 17 Jul 1955 07:54 UTC| M 6.0 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|37 km (23 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kuril Islands (Russia) on Sunday, 17 July 1955