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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Eastern Siberia, Russia on Thursday, 9 January 2020

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Eastern Siberia, Russia on Thursday, 9 January 2020

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Eastern Siberia, Russia on Thursday, 9 January 2020
9 Jan 08:47 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Jan 9 08:48: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Date & time: Thursday, 9 January 2020 08:38 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 62.32°N / 170.95°E (international territory)
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
Thu, 9 Jan 08:38 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmEastern Siberia, RussiaGFZ
Thu, 9 Jan 08:38 UTCM 6.4 / 22.2 kmEastern Siberia, RussiaGeoAu
Thu, 9 Jan 08:38 UTCM 6.3 / 10 kmChukotka, RussiaEMSC
Thu, 9 Jan 08:38 UTCM 6.1 / 10.2 kmEastern Siberia, Russia [Land: Russia]INGV
Thu, 9 Jan 08:38 UTCM 6.3 / 10 kmChukotskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug, RussiaUSGS
Thu, 9 Jan 08:38 UTCM 6.2 / 12 kmEastern Siberia, RussiaBMKG

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Illinois, United States / not felt : The law of attraction, karma, we reap all we sow. Don’t forget to pack your breathing & coping skills. The great awakening to heal all hearts and minds back to love and service to the less fortunate has only just begun. Be Love today, Love is a verb, a verb is an action word.
66609 Topeka, KS / not felt : Vibration
Sputhwest Anchorage, AK (2033.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Not this time.

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Eastern Siberia, Russia, 9 Jan 2020 08h38

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes):
  • 17 Jan 2020 19:22 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    17.3 km (10.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Jan 2020 12:10 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Jan 2020 04:50 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jan 2020 16:06 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jan 2020 10:47 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jan 2020 10:11 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 09 Jan 2020 09:56 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Eastern Siberia, Russia on Thursday, 9 January 2020

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