Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - East of the Kuril Islands (Russia) on Saturday, 13 January 2007 at 17:37 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.913°N / 156.276°E (Russia)
Nearby towns and cities:
419 km (260 mi) S of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
7253 km (4507 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||10 km||east of the Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake East of the Kuril Islands (Russia) 13 January 2007 17:37 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 16 Jan 2007 19:25 UTC| M 5.1 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|24 km (15 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 13 Jan 2007 23:40 UTC| M 5.2 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|33 km (21 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 13 Jan 2007 19:37 UTC| M 5.4 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|59 km (37 mi) distance| USGS | Details