2007 Kuril Islands earthquake
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|Date||13 January 2007|
|Origin time||04:23:20 UTC |
|Magnitude||8.1 Mw |
|Depth||5.7 kilometres (4 mi) |
|Areas affected||Kuril Islands
|Max. intensity||VI (Strong) at Paramushir |
|Tsunami||.32 m (1 ft 1 in) |
The 2007 Kuril Islands earthquake occurred east of the Kuril Islands on 13 January at 1:23 p.m. Japan Standard Time. The shock had a moment magnitude of 8.1 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VI (Strong). A non-destructive tsunami was generated, with maximum wave amplitudes of .32 meters (1 ft 1 in). The earthquake occurred as a result of normal faulting and was located 95 km to the south east of the 8.3 magnitude 2006 Kuril Islands earthquake which had occurred the previous November.
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