Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 25 km southeast of Moikeshi-shima Island, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Monday, Mar 16, 1964 8:44 am (GMT +0)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 142 km depth
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Mar 16, 1964 8:44 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 142.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.473°N / 147.179°E↗ (Sea of Okhotsk, Russia)
Antipode: 44.473°S / 32.821°W↗
Nearest volcano: Urbich Caldera (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (52 mi) NNE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSW of Kuril'sk (pop: 1,720) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ENE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) NE of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ENE of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) ENE of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) ENE of Kitami (Japan) (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) NE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
419 km (260 mi) ESE of Korsakov (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (274 mi) SE of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (pop: 176,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.1||142 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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