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M6.8 earthquake - 161km SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia, Friday, 16 November 2012 at 18:12 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 163km SSW of Severo-Kuril\'sk, Russia on Friday, 16 November 2012

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - 163km SSW of Severo-Kuril\'sk, Russia on Friday, 16 November 2012
Date & time: Fri, 16 Nov 18:12:39 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 17 Nov 2012 04:12
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 29.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.269°N / 155.472°E
Nearest volcano: Tao-Rusyr (54 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 16 Nov
Fri, 16 Nov 18:12 UTCM 6.5 / 5 km KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Fri, 16 Nov 18:12 UTCM 6.5 / 42 kmKuril Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 16 Nov 18:12 UTCM 6.4 / 29 kmKuril Islands[Map]GeoAu
Fri, 16 Nov 18:12 UTCM 6.2 / 122 kmKuril Islands[Map]BMKG

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Lincoln (United Kingdom) (8411 km W from epicenter)(no details): Significant dizzy spell, as usual. Was expecting Andreanov fault to go. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 17 Dec
Mon, 17 Dec 00:28 UTCM 5.6 / 38.9 km - [info] (57 km)104km S of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia
[Map]
USGS
Salem / not felt
Thu, 20 Dec
Thu, 20 Dec 15:32 UTCM 3.9 / 60 km - [info] (45 km) KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sat, 22 Dec
Sat, 22 Dec 04:42 UTCM 5.1 / 117.2 km - [info] (34 km)114km SW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia
[Map]
USGS

 

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