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M6.9 earthquake - 99km E of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia, Thursday, 28 February 2013 at 14:05 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - 85km SE of Ozernovskiy, Russia on Thursday, 28 February 2013

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake  - 85km SE of Ozernovskiy, Russia on Thursday, 28 February 2013
Date & time: Thu, 28 Feb 14:05:51 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Fri, 1 Mar 2013 00:05
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 52.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.9341°N / 157.339°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Mashkovtsev (47 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^15 J (392 GWh / 3.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 21.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 28 Feb 2013
Thu, 28 Feb 14:05 UTCM 6.9 / 60 km KURIL ISLANDSEMSC
Thu, 28 Feb 14:05 UTCM 6.8 / 46 kmKuril IslandsGFZ
Thu, 28 Feb 14:05 UTCM 6.9 / 53 kmKuril Islands, RussiaGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Moved to Seoul / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I am homeless right now. My name is Daniel Russel
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 1 Mar 2013
Fri, 1 Mar 12:53 UTCM 6.5 / 40.9 km - [info]93km SE of Ozernovskiy, Russia[Map]USGS
Fri, 1 Mar 13:20 UTCM 6.5 / 31.7 km - [info]91km SE of Ozernovskiy, Russia[Map]USGS
Sat, 2 Mar 2013
Sat, 2 Mar 23:32 UTCM 4.6 / 49 km - [info] KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Mon, 4 Mar 2013
Mon, 4 Mar 20:56 UTCM 5.3 / 49.9 km - [info]82km E of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia[Map]USGS
Sat, 9 Mar 2013
Sat, 9 Mar 14:56 UTCM 5.8 / 41.2 km - [info]85km ENE of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia[Map]USGS
Sun, 24 Mar 2013
Sun, 24 Mar 11:43 UTCM 4.4 / 174.7 km - [info]16km NE of Ozernovskiy, Russia[Map]USGS
Fri, 29 Mar 2013
Fri, 29 Mar 05:42 UTCM 4.3 / 78.2 km - [info]76km SE of Ozernovskiy, Russia[Map]USGS

 

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