Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk (Russia) on Sunday, 30 August 1970
Depth: 647.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.301°N / 151.613°E (Russia)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 30 Aug 17:46 UTC||M 7.3 / 647.6 km||Sea of Okhotsk (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 7.3 quake: Sea of Okhotsk (Russia), 30 Aug 1970 17:46
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 29 Jan 1971 21:58 UTC| M 6.9 |535.6 km (332.8 mi) depth|88 km (55 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk (Russia) on Friday, 29 January 1971
- 05 Sep 1970 07:52 UTC| M 6.5 |580.6 km (360.8 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk (Russia) on Saturday, 5 September 1970