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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Komandorskiye Ostrova Region on Monday, 24 December 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Komandorskiye Ostrova Region on Monday, 24 December 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.3 quake: 83km W of Nikol'skoye, Russia, 20 Dec 2018 17:01, which had occurred 4 days earlier.
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Komandorskiye Ostrova Region on Monday, 24 December 2018
24 Dec 12:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Dec 24 12:53: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Date & time: Monday, 24 December 2018 12:41 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.42°N / 164.44°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 55.92°N/161.75°E (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) NW of Nikol’skoye (pop: 600)
152 km (94 mi) SE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy (pop: 4,900)
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

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 24 Dec 12:41 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmKomandorskiye Ostrova RegionGFZ
Mon, 24 Dec 12:41 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km KOMANDORSKIYE OSTROVA REGIONEMSC
Mon, 24 Dec 12:41 UTCM 5.8 / 16.5 kmKomandorskiye Ostrova RegionGeoAu
Mon, 24 Dec 12:41 UTCM 6.1 / 10.2 kmRussia [Sea]INGV
2018-12-24 23:41:19 +11:00 (24 Dec 12:41:19 UTC)M 6.1 / 10 km- 101km WNW of Nikol'skoye, RussiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (7)

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459.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
(Russian Federation, 159 km NW of epicenter) : Очень плавное было, ощущение на 1 этаже. (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 464 km SW of epicenter) : Ничего не слышала (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 462 km SW of epicenter) : Осталось очень слабо. Район 10го км, 4ый этаж. (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 461 km SW of epicenter) : Вообще ничего не чувствовалось) (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 464 km SW of epicenter) : Одна легкая волна. 15ый этаж. г.ПК (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 463 km SW of epicenter) : Вообще не ощущал.Живу на 4 этаже П-К.Пока оповещение на телефон не пришло, так бы и не знал. (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Komandorskiye Ostrova Region, 24 Dec 2018 12:41

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (23 quakes):
  • 19 Jun 2019 15:53 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 18 Jun 2019 18:21 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 May 2019 07:36 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    39.1 km (24.3 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Apr 2019 22:46 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 20 Apr 2019 22:12 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 28 Mar 2019 18:57 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Mar 2019 22:44 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Mar 2019 16:30 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 31 Jan 2019 01:23 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Jan 2019 09:07 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jan 2019 05:58 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Jan 2019 19:33 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jan 2019 21:35 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Jan 2019 17:56 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Dec 2018 12:51 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Dec 2018 09:57 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Komandorskiye Ostrova Region on Monday, 24 December 2018

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