Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Kuril Islands (Russia) on Monday, 28 January 2002 at 13:50 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.381°N / 155.594°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Nemo Peak (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
149 km (93 mi) SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
441 km (274 mi) SSW of Vilyuchinsk (Yelizovsky District) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
460 km (286 mi) SSW of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
466 km (289 mi) SSW of Yelizovo (pop: 40,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6996 km (4347 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) 28 January 2002 13:50 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 25 Mar 2002 06:18 UTC| M 5.0 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|15 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 15 Mar 2002 01:20 UTC| M 5.5 |55 km (34.2 mi) depth|45 km (28 mi) distance| USGS | Details