Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, on Wednesday, 3 June 1953 at 17:51 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, on Wednesday, 3 June 1953 at 17:51 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 30 km depth

Date & time: 3 Jun 1953 05:51:55 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.0
Profondeur: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.282°N / 159.78°E (Russie)
Volcan le plus près: Mutnovsky (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km SE de Khalaktyrka (Kamchatka)
114 km SE de Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (Kamchatka) (pop: 187,300)
118 km SE de Vilyuchinsk (Yelizovsky District, Kamchatka Krai) (pop: 25,200)
128 km SE de Paratunka (Yelizovsky District, Kamchatka Krai) (pop: 1,770)
138 km SE de Yelizovo (Kamchatka) (pop: 40,700)
241 km ENE de Ozernovskiy (Ust-Bolsheretsky District, Kamchatka Krai) (pop: 2,620)
279 km SSE de Mil’kovo (Milkovsky District, Kamchatka Krai) (pop: 8,250)
370 km S de Atlasovo (Milkovsky District, Kamchatka Krai) (pop: 5,000)
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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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 Wednesday, 3 June 1953 at 17:51 (GMT)
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