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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Saturday, 30 January 2016

Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Saturday, 30 January 2016

Major mag. 7.2 earthquake  - Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Saturday, 30 January 2016
30 Jan 03:34 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 155.0 to 159.0 km.
Jan 30 03:39: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 7.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 159.0 to 161.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 161.0 to 162.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 162.0 to 161.0 km.
Jan 30 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 7.1 to 7.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 161.0 to 162.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 30 January 2016 03:25 UTC
Magnitude: 7.2
Depth: 162.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54°N / 158.51°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Zavaritsky (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) S of Mil’kovo (pop: 8,300)
91 km (56 mi) N of Yelizovo (pop: 40,700)
107 km (66 mi) N of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (pop: 187,300)
117 km (72 mi) N of Paratunka (pop: 1,800)
119 km (74 mi) N of Vilyuchinsk (pop: 25,200)
193 km (120 mi) SW of Atlasovo (pop: 5,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
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
Sat, 30 Jan 03:25 UTCM 7.2 / 162 kmKamchatka Peninsula, RussiaGFZ
Sat, 30 Jan 03:25 UTCM 7.2 / 158 kmKAMCHATKA PENINSULA, RUSSIAEMSC
2016-01-30 15:25:10 +12:00 (30 Jan 03:25:10 UTC)M 7.2 / 161 km- 91km N of Yelizovo, RussiaUSGS
Sat, 30 Jan 03:25 UTCM 6.9 / 152.7 kmNear East Coast of Kamchatka Peninsula, RussiaINGV
Sat, 30 Jan 03:25 UTCM 7.2 / 161 kmN of Yelizovo, RussiaGeoAu
2016-01-30 11:25:10 (30 Jan 03:25:10 UTC)M 7.0 / 160 km俄罗斯堪察加半岛CEIC

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Paratunka (107.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (Russia, 115 km S of epicenter) : Довольно долго и ощутимо (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (Russia, 114 km S of epicenter) : Не слабо тряхануло, давно такого сильного не было (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (Russia, 112 km S of epicenter) : Продолжительно (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 7.2 quake: Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, 30 Jan 2016 03:25

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (59 quakes):
  • 17 Jan 2018 18:58 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    153 km (95 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jan 2018 14:04 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    69.3 km (43.1 mi) depth
    |
    129 km (80 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Jan 2018 02:44 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    123 km (77 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Jan 2018 02:44 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    123 km (77 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 22 Dec 2017 22:28 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    91 km (56.5 mi) depth
    |
    123 km (76 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 22 Dec 2017 15:36 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    81.8 km (50.8 mi) depth
    |
    128 km (79 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Dec 2017 14:44 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    47 km (29.2 mi) depth
    |
    125 km (78 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 05 Dec 2017 09:06 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    144 km (90 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Dec 2017 15:11 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    153 km (95 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 02 Nov 2017 20:00 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    142.2 km (88.4 mi) depth
    |
    168 km (105 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Sep 2017 19:24 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    134 km (83 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 22 Sep 2017 05:04 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    131.2 km (81.5 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Sep 2017 01:23 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    79 km (49.1 mi) depth
    |
    100 km (62 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Sep 2017 21:00 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    65 km (40.4 mi) depth
    |
    130 km (81 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 15 Sep 2017 17:26 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    60.1 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    133 km (83 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Aug 2017 21:05 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    72 km (44.7 mi) depth
    |
    115 km (72 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Saturday, 30 January 2016
 

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