Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Kuril Islands (Russia) on Wednesday, 7 July 1999 at 18:52 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.233°N / 155.559°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Tao-Rusyr (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
165 km (103 mi) SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) SSW of Vilyuchinsk (Yelizovsky District) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
476 km (296 mi) SSW of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
482 km (299 mi) SSW of Yelizovo (pop: 40,700) --> See nearby quakes!
7008 km (4355 mi) NE of Moscow (pop: 10,381,200) --> 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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|M 6.1||33 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Kuril Islands (Russia) 7 July 1999 18:52 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 28 Dec 1999 20:25 UTC| M 5.1 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 11 Nov 1999 02:41 UTC| M 6.1 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Kuril Islands (Russia) on Thursday, 11 November 1999 at 02:41 (GMT)
- 26 Jul 1999 21:22 UTC| M 5.1 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|52 km (32 mi) distance| USGS | Details