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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 94km SE of Kuril'sk, Russia on Sunday, 20 July 2014

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 98km SE of Kuril\'sk, Russia on Sunday, 20 July 2014

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - 98km SE of Kuril\'sk, Russia on Sunday, 20 July 2014
Jul 20 22:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.8 to 70.0 km.
Date & time: Sun, 20 Jul 18:32:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Monday, July 21, 2014 04:32:48
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.5985°N / 148.748°E
Nearest volcano: Golets-Tornyi (76 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 20 Jul
Sun, 20 Jul 18:32 UTCM 6.2 / 60 km KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sun, 20 Jul 18:32 UTCM 6.2 / 59 kmKuril Islands[Map]GFZ

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
bronx ny / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 16 Sep
Tue, 16 Sep 18:39 UTCM 5.2 / 20 km - [info]unnamed (13 km) KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sat, 4 Oct
Sat, 4 Oct 00:33 UTCM 5.2 / 96 km - [info] (37 km) KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sat, 4 Oct 00:34 UTCM 5.4 / 88 km - [info]Grozny (22 km)Kuril Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 10 Oct
Fri, 10 Oct 07:33 UTCM 5.2 / 26 km - [info] (125 km)144km SE of Kuril'sk, Russia[Map]USGS
Fri, 10 Oct 22:52 UTCM 4.8 / 60 km - [info] (64 km) KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 15 Oct
Wed, 15 Oct 07:06 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (132 km)Kuril Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 15 Oct 08:44 UTCM 5.0 / 28.2 km - [info] (141 km)160km SE of Kuril'sk, Russia[Map]USGS
Sat, 18 Oct
Sat, 18 Oct 17:29 UTCM 4.7 / 51 km - [info] (87 km) KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sun, 26 Oct
Sun, 26 Oct 01:22 UTCM 4.5 / 79.2 km - [info]Berutarube (59 km)83km ENE of Shikotan, Russia[Map]USGS
Sat, 15 Nov
Sat, 15 Nov 03:16 UTCM 4.4 / 130 km - [info]unnamed (37 km) KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sun, 7 Dec
Sun, 7 Dec 14:51 UTCM 5.1 / 40 km - [info] (80 km) KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Fri, 12 Dec
Fri, 12 Dec 12:31 UTCM 5.3 / 30 km - [info] (83 km) KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Fri, 12 Dec 12:31 UTCM 5.0 / 29.7 km - [info] (95 km)133km ESE of Kuril'sk, Russia[Map]USGS
Sun, 21 Dec
Sun, 21 Dec 16:51 UTCM 4.8 / 88 km - [info]Berutarube (24 km)Kuril Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 26 Dec
Fri, 26 Dec 11:17 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (75 km)Kuril Islands[Map]GFZ

 

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