Earthquake Information

July 17, 2017 (23:34:14 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.7 Russia

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake occurred near the westernmost extension of the Aleutian Island chain. The epicenter was located 688.6 km (427.9 miles) E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia, at a depth of 11.7 km below Earth’s surface.

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