08/22/1792 | 1792 Kamchatka Earthquake


Events in the same region
Date Title Region Preferred Magnitude Quality*
1737 Oct 17th, 16:23 1737 Kamchatka Earthquake Kamchatka 9 C
1792 Aug 22nd, 18:53 1792 Kamchatka Earthquake Kamchatka 8.4 C
  • GHEA (GHEC v1.0) -Albini P., Musson R.M.W., Rovida A., Locati M., Gomez Capera A.A., and Viganò D. (2014). The Global Earthquake History. Earthquake Spectra, May 2014, Vol.30, No.2, pp. 607-624. http://doi.org/10.1193/122013EQS297 - Link
Event Characteristics
Preferred Magnitude 8.40 (8.40-8.50)
Epicenter 54.000°N, 162.000°E
Depth 40 km
Tsunami yes
Paleo-Event no
Quality of Evidence C

Magnitude Range
Year Reference Magnitude
2014 GHEA (GHEC v1.0) 8.4 (8.4-8.5)

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