Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk (Russia) on Saturday, 5 September 1970 at 07:52 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 581 km depth
Depth: 580.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.224°N / 151.521°E (Russia)
Nearby towns and cities:
363 km (225 mi) WNW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
6573 km (4084 mi) NE of Moscow (pop: 10,381,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.5||581 km||Sea of Okhotsk (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake Sea of Okhotsk (Russia) 5 September 1970 07:52 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 29 Jan 1971 21:58 UTC| M 6.9 |535.6 km (332.8 mi) depth|77 km (48 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk (Russia) on Friday, 29 January 1971 at 21:58 (GMT)