Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.8 - East of the Kuril Islands (Russia), martes, 12 ago. 1969

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.8 - East of the Kuril Islands (Russia), martes, 12 ago. 1969

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 19 km depth

Fecha & hora: 12 Aug 1969 11:21:23 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 6.8
Profundidad: 19.3 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 43,948°N / 148,724°E (Rusia)
Volcán mas cercano: Grozny (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
157 km al SSE de Kuril’sk (Sakhalin Oblast) (pop: 1,720)
161 km al E de Shikotan (Sakhalin Oblast) (pop: 2,100)
229 km al E de Yuzhno-Kurilsk (Sakhalin Oblast) (pop: 6,470)
263 km al ENE de Nemuro (Hokkaido, Japón) (pop: 31,200)
290 km al E de Shibetsu (Japón) (pop: 21,700)
510 km al E de Asahikawa (Hokkaido, Japón) (pop: 356,600)
574 km al ESE de Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Sakhalin Oblast) (pop: 176,500)
603 km al ENE de Sapporo (Hokkaido, Japón) (pop: 1,883,000)
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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M 6.819 kmeast of the Kuril Islands (Russia)USGS
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