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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Near East Coast of Kamchatka on Sunday, 20 March 2016

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Near East Coast of Kamchatka on Sunday, 20 March 2016

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Near East Coast of Kamchatka on Sunday, 20 March 2016
Mar 21 06:34: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.3.
Mar 21 07:02: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.4.
Date & time: Sunday, 20 March 2016 22:50 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.28°N / 162.8°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Kronotsky (170 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^14 J (69.8 GWh / 60036 tons of TNT / 3.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 20 Mar 2016
Sun, 20 Mar 22:50 UTCM 6.6 / 65 km- 235km WSW of Nikol'skoye, RussiaUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
(Russia) (308 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was like a light shaking lasting for 8-10 seconds (via EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (Russia) (302 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Хорошо трехнуло (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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