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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near East Coast of Kamchatka on Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near East Coast of Kamchatka on Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Near East Coast of Kamchatka on Wednesday, 14 November 2018
14 Nov 21:31 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 69.0 to 72.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 14 November 2018 21:21 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 72.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.62°N / 162.07°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 55.92°N/161.75°E (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) SW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy (pop: 4,900)
109 km (68 mi) SE of Klyuchi (pop: 10,000)
145 km (90 mi) SE of Kozyrëvsk (pop: 1,200)
152 km (95 mi) E of Atlasovo (pop: 5,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 14 Nov 21:21 UTCM 6.0 / 72 kmNear East Coast of KamchatkaGFZ
Wed, 14 Nov 21:21 UTCM 6.0 / 56 kmNEAR EAST COAST OF KAMCHATKAEMSC
Wed, 14 Nov 21:21 UTCM 6.1 / 71.1 kmNear east coast of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia [Sea: Russia]INGV
2018-11-15 09:21:51 +12:00 (14 Nov 21:21:51 UTC)M 6.0 / 58.7 km- 76km SSW of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, RussiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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(Russian Federation, 361 km SW of epicenter) : Чувствовала вибрацию (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 70 km N of epicenter) : Очень неприятно (reported through EMSC)
Vilyuchinsk (Russian Federation, 384 km SW of epicenter) : Долго раскачивало и плавно (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 363 km SW of epicenter) : Шатало сильно и долго (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Near East Coast of Kamchatka, 14 Nov 2018 21:21

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 14 Nov 2018 21:29 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near East Coast of Kamchatka on Wednesday, 14 November 2018
 

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