Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 478 km east of Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Thursday, 15 June 1961 at 23:24 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 31 km depth
Profondeur: 31.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.476°N / 151.557°E (Océan Pacifique Nord, Russie)
Volcan le plus près: unnamed submarine (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
476 km ENE de Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
478 km ENE de Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
7183 km NE de Moscou (pop: 10,381,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.7||31 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, 478 km east of Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 15 June 1961 23:24 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 04 Aug 1961 22:52 UTC| M 5.9 |36.1 km (22.4 mi) depth|28 km (17 mi) distance| USGS | Details