Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 98 km southeast of Shiashkotan Island, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Friday, 27 December 1991 at 12:04 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 27 Dec 1991 12:04:12 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 48.152°N / 154.988°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Kuntomintar (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
292 km (182 mi) SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) SSW of Ozernovskiy (pop: 2,620) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.5||33 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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