Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 128 km southwest of Semey, East Kazakhstan, on Sunday, 30 June 1985 at 02:39 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 30 Jun 1985 02:39:02 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.861°N / 78.696°E (Kazakhstan)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) S of Maldar (pop: 10,700) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) WSW of Semey (pop: 292,800) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) WNW of Georgīevka (Zharma District) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) NNW of Ayagoz (Ayagöz awdanı) (pop: 33,500) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SSE of Aqsū (pop: 44,800) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) W of Ust-Kamenogorsk (pop: 319,100) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) SSE of Pavlodar (pop: 329,000) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) SE of Ekibastuz (pop: 121,500) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) E of Karaganda (pop: 451,800) --> See nearby quakes!
533 km (331 mi) ESE of Nur-Sultan (pop: 345,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 25 Jul 1985 03:11 UTC| M 5.0 |0 km (0 mi) depth|39 km (24 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 20 Jul 1985 00:53 UTC| M 5.9 |0 km (0 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details