Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - North Pacific Ocean, 146 km a est da Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, mercoledì, 15 febbraio 1961

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - North Pacific Ocean, 146 km a est da Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, mercoledì, 15 febbraio 1961

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 34 km depth

Data & ora: 15 Feb 1961 10:45:18 UTC
Magnitudine: 6.1
Profondità: 33.9 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 43.694°N / 147.628°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Vulcano più vicino: Berutarube (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
146 km ESE da Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> Vedi sismi vicini
171 km ENE da Nemuro (Giappone) (pop: 31,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
201 km E da Shibetsu (Giappone) (pop: 21,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
272 km E da Abashiri (Giappone) (pop: 42,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
275 km ENE da Kushiro (Giappone) (pop: 183,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
284 km E da Motomachi (Abashiri District, Giappone) (pop: 23,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
300 km E da Kitami (Giappone) (pop: 113,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
501 km SE da Korsakov (pop: 35,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
527 km SE da Južno-Sachalinsk (pop: 176,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
7165 km NE da Mosca (pop: 10,381,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.134 kmKuril Islands (Russia)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 146 km east of Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 15 February 1961 10:45 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 19 Apr 1961 16:12 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    53.2 km (33.1 mi) depth
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Feb 1961 13:54 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    32.2 km (20 mi) depth
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 146 km east of Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Wednesday, 15 February 1961 at 10:45 (GMT)
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