Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 183 km E of Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, miércoles, 19 abr. 1961

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 183 km E of Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, miércoles, 19 abr. 1961

Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 53 km depth

Fecha & hora: 19 Apr 1961 16:12:33 UTC
Magnitud: 5.8
Profundidad: 53.2 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 44.176°N / 148.149°E (Océano Pacífico Norte, Rusia)
Volcán mas cercano: Urbich Caldera (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
183 km al E de Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
183 km al E de Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
227 km al ENE de Nemuro (Japón) (pop: 31,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
248 km al ENE de Shibetsu (Japón) (pop: 21,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
310 km al E de Abashiri (Japón) (pop: 42,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
332 km al ENE de Kushiro (Japón) (pop: 183,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
343 km al E de Kitami (Japón) (pop: 113,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
501 km al ESE de Korsakov (pop: 35,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
522 km al SE de Yuzhno-Sajalinsk (pop: 176,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
7146 km al NE de Moscú (pop: 10,381,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.853 kmKuril Islands (Russia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the M 5.8 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Norte, 183 km al este de Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sajalin, Rusia Wed, 19 Apr 1961 16:12

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 183 km E of Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, miércoles, 19 abr. 1961
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