Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk on Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk on Tuesday, October 01, 2013 13:38:21

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.3 quake Sea of Okhotsk Fri, 24 May 2013 16:44, which had occurred 19 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Sea of Okhotsk on Tuesday, October 01, 2013 13:38:21

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 578 km depth

1 Oct 03:53 UTC: First to report: USGS after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Oct 2013 03:38:21 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, October 01, 2013 13:38:21
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 578.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.1734°N / 152.7664°E (Russia)
Nearby towns and cities:
315 km (196 mi) NW of Ozernovskiy (Ust-Bolsheretsky District) (pop: 2,620)
361 km (224 mi) NW of Severo-Kuril’sk (Severo-Kurilsky District) (pop: 2,420)
374 km (233 mi) W of Yelizovo (pop: 40,700)
378 km (235 mi) W of Vilyuchinsk (Yelizovsky District) (pop: 25,200)
393 km (244 mi) W of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (pop: 187,300)
419 km (260 mi) WSW of Mil’kovo (Milkovsky District) (pop: 8,250)
652 km (405 mi) E of Okha (Okhinskii) (pop: 26,600)
721 km (448 mi) S of Magadan (pop: 95,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 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.
M 6.7573 kmSea of OkhotskGFZ
M 6.7578 kmSea of OkhotskUSGS
M 6.7550 kmSea of OkhstskGeoAu
M 6.5678 kmSea of OkhotskBMKG

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Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russia, 387 km E of epicenter) : We knew that it was an earthquake only after seeing that the plant in our office was shaking a litlle. (reported through EMSC)
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