Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 44 km southeast of Kharimkotan Island, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Friday, 25 October 1991 at 13:25 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 25 Oct 1991 13:25:39 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 48.787°N / 154.863°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Kharimkotan (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
229 km (142 mi) SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) SSW of Ozernovskiy (pop: 2,620) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.7||33 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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