Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 52 km southeast of Kharimkotan Island, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Saturday, 13 July 1991 at 12:15 (GMT)
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Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 6.2 at 41 km depth
Date & time: 13 Jul 1991 12:15:13 UTC
Profondeur: 40.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 48.738°N / 154.933°E (Océan Pacifique Nord, Russie)
Volcan le plus près: Kharimkotan (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
232 km SSO de Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.2||41 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 27 Nov 1991 05:03 UTC| M 5.8 |27.8 km (17.3 mi) depth|56 km (35 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 16 Oct 1991 17:39 UTC| M 5.0 |28.5 km (17.7 mi) depth|45 km (28 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 19 Sep 1991 01:41 UTC| M 5.3 |35.2 km (21.9 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details