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Great mag. 9.0 earthquake - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Tuesday, 4 November 1952

Great mag. 9.0 earthquake  - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Tuesday, 4 November 1952
Date & time: Tuesday, 4 November 1952 16:58 UTC
Magnitude: 9.0
Depth: 21.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.623°N / 159.779°E (Russie)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 52.92°N/158.52°E (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km SE de Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (pop: 187,300)
99 km SE de Vilyuchinsk (pop: 25,200)
109 km SE de Paratunka (pop: 1,800)
113 km SE de Yelizovo (pop: 40,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1018 joules (5.5 x 105 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 108 tons of TNT or 29804.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Tue, 4 Nov 16:58 UTCM 9.0 / 21.6 kmOff the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, RussiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 9.0 quake: Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, 4 Nov 1952 16:58

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Great mag. 9.0 earthquake - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Tuesday, 4 November 1952

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