Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, on Monday, 4 May 1953 at 11:29 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, on Monday, 4 May 1953 at 11:29 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 30 km depth

Date & time: 4 May 1953 11:29:16 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.0
Profondeur: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.505°N / 161.452°E (Russie)
Volcan le plus près: Pribrezhny (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
185 km ENE de Zaozërnyy (Kamchatka)
193 km ENE de Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (Kamchatka) (pop: 187,300)
207 km ENE de Yelizovo (Kamchatka) (pop: 40,700)
213 km ENE de Vilyuchinsk (Yelizovsky District, Kamchatka Krai) (pop: 25,200)
221 km ENE de Paratunka (Yelizovsky District, Kamchatka Krai) (pop: 1,770)
227 km SE de Mil’kovo (Milkovsky District, Kamchatka Krai) (pop: 8,250)
261 km SSE de Atlasovo (Milkovsky District, Kamchatka Krai) (pop: 5,000)
316 km S de Klyuchi (Ust-Kamchatsky District, Kamchatka Krai) (pop: 10,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 6.030 kmoff the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, RussiaUSGS
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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, on Monday, 4 May 1953 at 11:29 (GMT)
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