Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.5 - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, giovedì, 24 dicembre 1953

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.5 - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, giovedì, 24 dicembre 1953

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 25 km depth

Data & ora: 24 Dec 1953 11:21:16 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitudine: 6.5
Profondità: 25.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 52.226°N / 159.946°E (Russia)
Vulcano più vicino: Mutnovsky (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
126 km SE da Petropavlovsk-Kamčatskij (pop: 187,300)
130 km SE da Viljučinsk (Yelizovsky District) (pop: 25,200)
150 km SE da Yelizovo (pop: 40,700)
288 km SSE da Mil’kovo (Milkovsky District) (pop: 8,250)
316 km NE da Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420)
459 km S da Klyuchi (Ust-Kamchatsky District) (pop: 10,000)
474 km SSW da Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy (Ust-Kamchatsky District) (pop: 4,940)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.525 kmoff the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, RussiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, 24 December 23:21 UTC

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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Off the East Coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, on Thursday, 24 December 1953 at 23:21 (GMT)
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