Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Northwest of the Kuril Islands (Russia) on Sunday, 17 November 2002
Depth: 459.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.824°N / 146.209°E (Russia)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 17 Nov 04:53 UTC||M 7.3 / 459.1 km||Northwest of the Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 7.3 quake: Northwest of the Kuril Islands (Russia), 17 Nov 2002 04:53
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 07 Nov 2004 02:02 UTC| M 6.2 |474 km (294.5 mi) depth|130 km (81 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk (Russia) on Sunday, 7 November 2004
- 17 Apr 2004 13:02 UTC| M 5.3 |409.1 km (254.2 mi) depth|75 km (47 mi) distance| USGS | Details