Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk on Sunday, 14 August 1988 at 10:56 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Sea of Okhotsk on Sunday, 14 August 1988 at 10:56 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 645 km depth

Date & time: 14 Aug 1988 10:56:57 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 644.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.618°N / 152.678°E (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
382 km (238 mi) W of Mil'kovo (Milkovsky District, Russia) (pop: 8,250) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) WNW of Yelizovo (Russia) (pop: 40,700) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) WSW of Esso (Russia) (pop: 1,970) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) WNW of Vilyuchinsk (Yelizovsky District, Russia) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (267 mi) WNW of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (Russia) (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
496 km (308 mi) NNW of Severo-Kuril'sk (Russia) (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
510 km (317 mi) SW of Tigil' (Russia) (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.1645 kmSea of OkhotskUSGS
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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk on Sunday, 14 August 1988 at 10:56 (GMT)
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