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Major mag. 7 earthquake - 258km ENE of Kuril'sk, Russia

Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - 250km ENE of Kuril\'sk, Russia, on Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:05 (Asia/Sakhalin)

Major mag. 7.2 earthquake  - 250km ENE of Kuril\'sk, Russia, on Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:05 (Asia/Sakhalin)
19 Apr 03:19 UTC: First to report: USGS after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 2013-04-19 03:05:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:05 (Asia/Sakhalin)
Magnitude: 7.2
Depth: 122.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.1817°N / 150.796°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Chirpoi (36 km / 22 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2013-04-19 03:05:52 UTCM 7.2 / 100 kmKURIL ISLANDSEMSC
2013-04-19 03:05:53 UTC
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:05 (Asia/Sakhalin)
M 7.2 / 122.3 km250km ENE of Kuril'sk, RussiaUSGS
2013-04-19 03:05:51 UTCM 7.2 / 101 kmKuril IslandsGFZ
2013-04-19 03:05:54 UTCM 7.2 / 122 kmKuril IslandsGeoAu
2013-04-19 03:05:55 UTC
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:05:55 JST
M 7.0 / 125 km千島列島 (Kuril Islands)JMA

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Kawasaki-city, JAPAN / Very weak shaking (MMI II)

Aftershocks of the 7.2 quake 250km ENE of Kuril'sk, Russia, Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:05 (Asia/Sakhalin)

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (133 quakes):
  • 20 Apr 2015 14:55 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    106.5 km (66.2 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Apr 2015 13:57 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    190 km (118.1 mi) depth
    |
    121 km (75 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Apr 2015 16:32 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    44 km (27.3 mi) depth
    |
    126 km (78 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Mar 2015 12:36 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    169 km (105 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Mar 2015 19:43 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    154 km (95 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 05 Mar 2015 13:41 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (61 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Jan 2015 00:43 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    160 km (99.4 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Jan 2015 12:04 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    101 km (62.8 mi) depth
    |
    119 km (74 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 Dec 2014 11:51 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    70 km (43.5 mi) depth
    |
    169 km (105 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Dec 2014 13:04 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    70 km (43.5 mi) depth
    |
    157 km (97 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Nov 2014 12:50 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (61 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 16 Nov 2014 07:26 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    42.5 km (26.4 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Nov 2014 00:32 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    133 km (83 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Nov 2014 04:16 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    18.1 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Nov 2014 09:37 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    94 km (58.4 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Oct 2014 07:31 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    138 km (85.7 mi) depth
    |
    166 km (103 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - 250km ENE of Kuril'sk, Russia, on Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:05 (Asia/Sakhalin)

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