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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Kuril Islands on Wednesday, 10 October 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Kuril Islands on Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - Kuril Islands on Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Oct 10 23:28: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.6.
Date & time: Wed, 10 Oct 23:16:01 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.36°N / 156.24°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Nemo Peak (106 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 10 Oct 2018
Wed, 10 Oct 23:16 UTCM 6.7 / 10 km KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Wed, 10 Oct 23:16 UTCM 6.5 / 17.5 km- 148km S of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
(2023.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation) (445 km N from epicenter)(no details): Еле ощутимо шатало, но долго. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 9 Dec 2018
Sun, 9 Dec 10:53 UTCM 4.5 / 35 km - [info] KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sat, 15 Dec 2018
Sat, 15 Dec 21:03 UTCM 4.5 / 67.9 km - [info]- 207km SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia[Map]USGS
Thu, 3 Jan 2019
Thu, 3 Jan 20:46 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]Kuril Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 18 Feb 2019
Mon, 18 Feb 15:16 UTCM 4.7 / 144 km - [info]Kuril Islands (Russia)[Map]GFZ
Fri, 22 Feb 2019
Fri, 22 Feb 08:01 UTCM 4.7 / 44 km - [info]KURIL ISLANDS (Russia)[Map]EMSC

 

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