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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Near East Coast of Kamchatka on Friday, 28 September 2018 - information

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Near East Coast of Kamchatka on Friday, 28 September 2018

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Near East Coast of Kamchatka on Friday, 28 September 2018
Sep 28 07:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 79.0 to 10.0 km.
Sep 28 07:34: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Sep 28 07:43: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 34.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 28 September 2018 07:19 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.54°N / 161.5°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Kronotsky (76 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^12 J (1.56 GWh / 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 28 Sep 2018
Fri, 28 Sep 07:19 UTCM 4.9 / 54.9 km- 199km SSW of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, RussiaUSGS
Fri, 28 Sep 07:19 UTCM 4.9 / 40 kmNEAR EAST COAST OF KAMCHATKAEMSC
Fri, 28 Sep 07:19 UTCM 5.0 / 80 kmNear East Coast of KamchatkaGeoAu

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