Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kuril Islands (Russia) on Tuesday, 15 November 1994 at 20:39 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 12 km depth
Depth: 12.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.451°N / 154.927°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: unnamed (138 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
369 km (229 mi) SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
7147 km (4441 mi) NE of Moscow (pop: 10,381,200) --> 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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|M 6.0||12 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Kuril Islands (Russia) 15 November 1994 20:39 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 25 Apr 1995 04:23 UTC| M 4.3 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details