The only earthquake of magnitude 8.0 or more in the second half-year of 1995 happened near the Iturup Island, about 180 km to the North-East of the October 4, 1994 Shikotan earthquake, M=8.3, F-E Regions 221,222, KURIL ISLANDS and EAST OF KURIL ISLANDS. It has the following parameters listed in the NEIC PDE: origin time 1995/12/03 18:01, latitude 44.66°N, longitude 149.39°E, depth 33 km, and M=8.0.