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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Northwest of Kuril Islands on Saturday, 13 October 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Northwest of Kuril Islands on Saturday, 13 October 2018

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Northwest of Kuril Islands on Saturday, 13 October 2018
13 Oct 11:17 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Oct 13 11:19: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.2.
Date & time: Saturday, 13 October 2018 11:10 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 451.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.8°N / 153.37°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 52.57°N/157.02°E (247 km / 153 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 13 Oct 11:10 UTCM 6.2 / 451 kmNorthwest of Kuril IslandsGFZ
Sat, 13 Oct 11:10 UTCM 6.7 / 469 km NORTHWEST OF KURIL ISLANDSEMSC
Sat, 13 Oct 11:10 UTCM 6.7 / 470.1 km- 262km NW of Ozernovskiy, RussiaUSGS
Sat, 13 Oct 11:10 UTCM 6.2 / 466.9 kmNorthwest of Kuril IslandsGeoAu

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I think Im feeling a slight one in NYC now around / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 360 km E of epicenter) : Долго трясло (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 360 km E of epicenter) : Не сильно, но продолжительно, качались цветы и люстра. (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 360 km E of epicenter) : Не сильно, но чувствовалось (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 358 km E of epicenter) : Башенка из 5 пивных банок рассыпалась... а коты даже не почасались.... (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 356 km E of epicenter) : 5 этаж.трясло не сильно, но долго. (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake: Northwest of Kuril Islands, 13 Oct 2018 11h10

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 06 Apr 2019 23:22 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    515 km (320 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Northwest of Kuril Islands on Saturday, 13 October 2018
 

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