Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 7133 km northeast of Moscow, Russia, on Friday, 24 July 1964 at 08:12 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.112°N / 153.851°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Srednii (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
430 km (267 mi) SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
7133 km (4432 mi) NE of Moscow (pop: 10,381,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.8||30 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 7133 km northeast of Moscow, Russia, 24 July 1964 08:12 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 24 Jul 1964 17:02 UTC| M 6.4 |30 km (18.6 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 7129 km northeast of Moscow, Russia, on Friday, 24 July 1964 at 17:02 (GMT)
- 24 Jul 1964 13:25 UTC| M 5.8 |30 km (18.6 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details