Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.9 - East of the Kuril Islands (Russia), sábado, 21 dic. 1946

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.9 - East of the Kuril Islands (Russia), sábado, 21 dic. 1946

Strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 20 km depth

Fecha & hora: 21 Dec 1946 10:18:48 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.9
Profundidad: 20.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 43,632°N / 148,374°E (Rusia)
Volcán mas cercano: Urbich Caldera (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
206 km al E de Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470)
228 km al E de Nemuro (Japón) (pop: 31,200)
261 km al E de Shibetsu (Japón) (pop: 21,700)
332 km al ENE de Kushiro (Japón) (pop: 183,600)
332 km al E de Abashiri (Japón) (pop: 42,500)
361 km al E de Kitami (Japón) (pop: 113,100)
551 km al SE de Korsakov (pop: 35,100)
575 km al SE de Yuzhno-Sajalinsk (pop: 176,500)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.920 kmeast of the Kuril Islands (Russia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the M 6.9 terremoto: East of the Kuril Islands (Russia) Sat, 21 Dec 10h18

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.9 - East of the Kuril Islands (Russia), sábado, 21 dic. 1946
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