Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - East of the Kuril Islands (Russia) on Saturday, 15 October 2005 at 10:06 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 43 km depth
Depth: 42.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.816°N / 154.113°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Srednii (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
454 km (282 mi) SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
7171 km (4456 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||43 km||east of the Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake East of the Kuril Islands (Russia) 15 October 2005 10:06 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
- 06 Apr 2006 17:09 UTC| M 5.0 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|20 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 21 Nov 2005 23:54 UTC| M 5.1 |35.1 km (21.8 mi) depth|50 km (31 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 23 Oct 2005 21:38 UTC| M 5.0 |37 km (23 mi) depth|41 km (26 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 23 Oct 2005 20:29 UTC| M 5.1 |40.5 km (25.2 mi) depth|45 km (28 mi) distance| USGS | Details