Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 98km SE of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 91 km southeast of Ostrov Shumshu Island, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Sat, 20 Apr 2013 23:12

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 91 km southeast of Ostrov Shumshu Island, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Sat, 20 Apr 2013 23:12

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 20 km depth

20 Apr 13:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Apr 2013 13:12:51 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 20 Apr 2013 23:12
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 20.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.1398°N / 157.2247°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Vernadskii Ridge (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6991 km (4344 mi) NE of Moscow (pop: 10,381,200) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SE of Ostrov Shumshu Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.060 km KURIL ISLANDSEMSC
M 6.120 km98km SE of Severo-Kuril'sk, RussiaUSGS
M 6.030 kmKuril IslandsGFZ
M 6.120 kmKuril IslandsGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 91 km southeast of Ostrov Shumshu Island, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, Sat, 20 Apr 2013 23:12

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (21 quakes):
  • 04 Oct 2013 07:50 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    59 km (36.7 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Oct 2013 01:38 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Sep 2013 20:15 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Aug 2013 02:03 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 May 2013 05:29 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    34.2 km (21.3 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 May 2013 14:41 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Apr 2013 10:41 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Apr 2013 22:32 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    23.1 km (14.4 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Apr 2013 22:22 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    14.8 km (9.2 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Apr 2013 04:55 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Apr 2013 13:16 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    38.4 km (23.9 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Apr 2013 10:22 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    17.7 km (11 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Apr 2013 21:05 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Apr 2013 12:48 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    80 km (49.7 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Apr 2013 22:31 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Apr 2013 19:19 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 91 km southeast of Ostrov Shumshu Island, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Sat, 20 Apr 2013 23:12
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