Strong mag. 6 earthquake - 132km SE of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 136 km southeast of Severo-Kuril\'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Sat, 20 Apr 2013 06:58

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 136 km southeast of Severo-Kuril\'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Sat, 20 Apr 2013 06:58

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 20 km depth

19 Apr 20:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Apr 2013 19:58:41 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 20 Apr 2013 06:58
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.9548°N / 157.6704°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Vernadskii Ridge (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
136 km (84 mi) SE of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) S of Vilyuchinsk (Yelizovsky District) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (218 mi) S of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 mi) S of Yelizovo (pop: 40,700) --> See nearby quakes!
7025 km (4365 mi) NE of Moscow (pop: 10,381,200) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) ESE of Ostrov Chaykina Island --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) ESE of Alaid Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.110 km KURIL ISLANDSEMSC
M 6.020 km136km SE of Severo-Kuril'sk, RussiaUSGS
M 6.016 kmEast of Kuril IslandsGFZ
M 6.020 kmEast of the Kuril IslandsGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 136 km southeast of Severo-Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, Sat, 20 Apr 2013 06:58

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (20 quakes):
  • 12 Jul 2013 18:21 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 May 2013 05:29 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    34.2 km (21.3 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Apr 2013 10:41 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Apr 2013 22:32 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    23.1 km (14.4 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Apr 2013 22:22 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    14.8 km (9.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Apr 2013 04:55 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Apr 2013 13:16 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    38.4 km (23.9 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Apr 2013 10:22 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    17.7 km (11 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Apr 2013 21:05 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Apr 2013 12:48 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    80 km (49.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Apr 2013 22:31 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Apr 2013 19:19 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Apr 2013 18:24 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Apr 2013 16:10 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Apr 2013 13:34 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Apr 2013 13:18 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    9.6 km (6 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Apr 2013 13:12 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    20.2 km (12.6 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 98 km southeast of Severo-Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Sat, 20 Apr 2013 23:12
  • 20 Apr 2013 00:28 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Apr 2013 21:22 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    38.8 km (24.1 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Apr 2013 20:12 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10.1 km (6.3 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 136 km southeast of Severo-Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Sat, 20 Apr 2013 06:58
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