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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kuril Islands on Tuesday, 9 October 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kuril Islands on Tuesday, 9 October 2018

This quake was likely a foreshock of the M 6.6 quake: Kuril Islands on Wed, 10 Oct 23h16, which followed after 1 day 16 hours.
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Kuril Islands on Tuesday, 9 October 2018
Date & time: Tuesday, 9 October 2018 07:45 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.39°N / 156.34°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Karpinsky (108 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 9 Oct 2018
Tue, 9 Oct 07:45 UTCM 6.0 / 35 km KURIL ISLANDSEMSC
Tue, 9 Oct 07:45 UTCM 6.1 / 44.7 kmKuril IslandsGeoAu
Tue, 9 Oct 07:45 UTCM 6.0 / 42 km- 138km S of Severo-Kuril'sk, RussiaUSGS
Tue, 9 Oct 07:45 UTCM 6.2 / 30 km千岛群岛CEIC
Tue, 9 Oct 07:45 UTCM 6.2 / 0.8 kmKuril Islands, Russia [Sea: Russia]INGV

"I felt it" reports:
(1933.4 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Kunashir / MMI VI (Strong shaking): my dog dick fell off and he was flattened like a pancake by my car
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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