Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk (Russia) on Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 326 km west of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka, Russia, on Wednesday, 20 November 2019 at 08:26 (GMT)

- Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - 326 km west of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka, Russia, on Wednesday, 20 November 2019 at 08:26 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 483 km depth

20 Nov 08:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Nov 20 08:35: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 481.0 to 483.0 km.
Date & time: 20 Nov 2019 08:26:07 UTC -
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 483.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.05°N / 153.78°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 52.57°N/157.02°E (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
307 km (191 mi) W of Yelizovo (pop: 40,700)
309 km (192 mi) NNW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420)
310 km (193 mi) W of Vilyuchinsk (Yelizovsky District) (pop: 25,200)
326 km (202 mi) W of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (pop: 187,300)
366 km (228 mi) WSW of Mil’kovo (Milkovsky District) (pop: 8,250)
581 km (361 mi) SW of Klyuchi (Ust-Kamchatsky District) (pop: 10,000)
721 km (448 mi) E of Okha (Okhinskii) (pop: 26,600)
747 km (464 mi) SSE of Magadan (pop: 95,300)
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!) More info
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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.
M 6.0483 kmSea of Okhotsk (Russia)GFZ
M 6.3486 kmSea Of Okhotsk (Russia)EMSC
M 6.3487 km267km NW of Ozernovskiy, RussiaUSGS
M 6.3477 kmRussia [Sea]INGV
M 6.2504 kmSea of Okhotsk (Russia)BMKG
M 6.3489 kmSea of Okhotsk (Russia)GeoAu
M 6.2490 km鄂霍次克海 (Russia)CEIC
M 6.0480 kmSea of Okhotsk (Russia)IMD

User reports for this quake (3)

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Okhotsk, Russia / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Я мужчина из России, землетрясение потрясло мой дом, и многие упали и обидели меня
Russia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Krabozavodskoye (Russia, 1155 km SW of epicenter) : Нахожусь на о. Шикотан, ощутилось как легкое колебание. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake 326 km west of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka, Russia, 20 November 08:26 UTC

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 326 km west of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka, Russia, on Wednesday, 20 November 2019 at 08:26 (GMT)
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