Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 113 km southeast of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Friday, June 11, 1965 at 03:33 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 113 km southeast of Kuril\'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Friday, June 11, 1965 at 03:33 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 41 km depth

Date & time: Jun 11, 1965 03:33:47 UTC
Magnitude: 7
Depth: 40.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.608°N / 149.022°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Antipode: 44.608°S / 30.978°W
Nearest volcano: Vetrovoi Isthmus Caldera (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
113 km (70 mi) SE of Kuril'sk (pop: 1,720) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ENE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) ENE of Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) ENE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) ENE of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) ENE of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (238 mi) ENE of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) ENE of Motomachi (Abashiri District, Japan) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) ENE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.041 kmKuril Islands (Russia)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (14 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Sep 8, 1966 21:55
55 years ago
5.6

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, Russia, 458 km NE of Nemuro, Hokkaido, JapanMore
Jun 9, 1966 15:39
56 years ago
5.7

93 km
North Pacific Ocean, 97 km NE of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, RussiaMore
Dec 13, 1965 14:46
56 years ago
5.6

23 km
North Pacific Ocean, 190 km E of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, RussiaMore
Dec 13, 1965 10:52
56 years ago
6.0

29 km
North Pacific Ocean, 173 km E of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, RussiaMore
Aug 27, 1965 18:22
56 years ago
5.7

30 km
North Pacific Ocean, 127 km SE of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, RussiaMore
Jun 20, 1965 01:57
57 years ago
5.6

45 km
North Pacific Ocean, 133 km SE of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, RussiaMore
Jun 12, 1965 18:45
57 years ago
5.5

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 189 km SE of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, RussiaMore
Jun 12, 1965 06:03
57 years ago
5.7

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 197 km SE of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, RussiaMore
Jun 12, 1965 05:40
57 years ago
5.7

38 km
North Pacific Ocean, Russia, 316 km E of Nemuro, Hokkaido, JapanMore
Jun 12, 1965 05:28
57 years ago
5.6

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 197 km SE of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, RussiaMore
Jun 11, 1965 08:41
57 years ago
5.7

33 km
North Pacific Ocean, 138 km SE of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, RussiaMore
Jun 11, 1965 07:27
57 years ago
5.6

35 km
North Pacific Ocean, 181 km SE of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, RussiaMore
Jun 11, 1965 07:11
57 years ago
5.5

32 km
North Pacific Ocean, 163 km SE of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, RussiaMore
Jun 11, 1965 03:34
57 years ago
7.2

58 km
North Pacific Ocean, 97 km SE of Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, RussiaMore

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