Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 6631 km northeast of Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday, 18 March 1964 at 04:37 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Sea of Okhotsk, 6631 km northeast of Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday, 18 March 1964 at 04:37 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 428 km depth

Date & time: 18 Mar 1964 04:37:27 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 428.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.49°N / 153.566°E (Sea of Okhotsk, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Malaya Ipelka (216 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
268 km (167 mi) NW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) W of Vilyuchinsk (Yelizovsky District) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) WSW of Yelizovo (pop: 40,700) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) W of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) SW of Mil'kovo (Milkovsky District) (pop: 8,250) --> See nearby quakes!
508 km (315 mi) SW of Esso (pop: 1,970) --> See nearby quakes!
569 km (354 mi) SW of Kozyrëvsk (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
6631 km (4120 mi) NE of Moscow (pop: 10,381,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.4428 kmnorthwest of the Kuril Islands (Russia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake Sea of Okhotsk, 6631 km northeast of Moscow, Russia, 18 March 1964 04:37 GMT

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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 6631 km northeast of Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday, 18 March 1964 at 04:37 (GMT)
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