1923 Kamchatka earthquake

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1923 Kamchatka earthquake
1923 Kamchatka earthquake is located in Russia
1923 Kamchatka earthquake
UTC time ??
ISC event
Date * Feb 3, 1923 (1923-02-03)
Local date
Local time
Magnitude 8.4 Mw[1]
Depth 15 km
Epicenter 54°29′10″N 160°28′19″E / 54.486°N 160.472°E / 54.486; 160.472Coordinates: 54°29′10″N 160°28′19″E / 54.486°N 160.472°E / 54.486; 160.472
Areas affected Kamchatka, Russia
Max. intensity XI (Extreme)
Casualties 3
Deprecated  See documentation.

The 1923 Kamchatka earthquake occurred on 3 February, the epicenter was on the southeastern coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula. The earthquake triggered a tsunami with wave heights up to eight metres, which caused damage as far away as Hawaii,[2] the maximum perceived Mercalli intensity was XI (Extreme).[3] The tsunami caused two deaths in Kamchatka and one in Hawaii.

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