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Major mag. 7.4 earthquake - East of Kuril Islands (Russia) on Wednesday, 25 March 2020 - information

Major mag. 7.4 earthquake - East of Kuril Islands (Russia) on Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Major mag. 7.4 earthquake  - East of Kuril Islands (Russia) on Wednesday, 25 March 2020
25 Mar 02:59 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Mar 25 03:01: Magnitude recalculated from 7.5 to 7.6.
Mar 25 05:00: Magnitude recalculated from 7.6 to 7.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 42.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 25 March 2020 02:49 UTC
Magnitude: 7.4
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 48.93°N / 157.7°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Karpinsky (222 km / 138 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1015 joules (2206 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 x 106 tons of TNT or 118.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 25 Mar 02:49 UTCM 7.4 / 42 kmEast of Kuril Islands (Russia)GFZ
2020-03-25 13:49:21 +11:00 (25 Mar 02:49:21 UTC)M 7.5 / 56.7 km219km SSE of Severo-Kuril'sk, RussiaUSGS
Wed, 25 Mar 02:49 UTCM 7.5 / 32.2 kmEast of Kuril Islands (Russia)GeoAu
Wed, 25 Mar 02:49 UTCM 7.6 / 60 kmEast Of Kuril Islands (Russia)EMSC
Wed, 25 Mar 02:49 UTCM 7.5 / 49 kmEast of Kuril Islands (Russia)BMKG
Wed, 25 Mar 02:49 UTCM 7.6 / 19.5 kmEast of Kuril Islands, Russia [Sea: Russia]INGV
2020-03-25 10:49:19 (25 Mar 02:49:19 UTC)M 7.5 / 30 km千岛群岛 (Russia)CEIC

User reports for this quake (103)

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Singapore earthquake. Lamp moving (7355.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sleeping when lamp move side to side
Seattle / not felt
Crawfordville, Florida (9292.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was sleeping and awakened by my bed shaking. For the last several years I have experienced shaking in my home, mostly felt while sleeping, which wakes me up, and occasionally there is also a sudden change in pressure within my home. I have emailed this concern several times to the USGS, requesting a ground monitor be installed, but have had no replies.
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (464.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Очень не приятно было, сначала небольшие волнение, а потом очень сильно трясло,Я в шоке успела матерью дочку одеть в комбез и сапоги, а сама стояла по домашнему. (reported through our app)
czech republik / not felt : i didn-t feel but very lightly slept and i had a sense of fear and unspecific horror
Seattle / not felt
Buford, GA (8956.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Seattle, Washington / not felt
Philippines / not felt
472.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 1 этаж очень ощутимо (reported through our app)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (463.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Southwest Anchorage, AK (3488.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I don’t normally feel M7+ earthquakes on the other side of the Pacific. This is no exception.
Philippines / not felt
Iwamizawa, Japan / not felt : Received a possible tsunami alert, but felt nothing.
Philippines / not felt
Honolulu / not felt
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (457.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : That was something between strong and moderate shaking, very scary
Lahaina HI / not felt
Seattle, WA / not felt
447.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Hilo Hawaii / not felt
Mountain View, HI (BI) / not felt : Only aware as CD/PTWC has issued a tsunami watch, an hour after it happened. No Tsunami, thanks!
Rarotonga, Cook Islands (10711.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Hope no tsunami comes our way!!
Nepal / not felt
Kenmore wa / not felt
Hilo, Hawaii / not felt
Pakistan / not felt
Kailua Kona / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Melbourne Beach, Florida / not felt
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky / Light shaking (MMI IV)
465.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rather long and strengthening to the end. Not pleasant. (reported through our app)
Russia, Sankt Petersburg City,))),!!! / not felt : Не почувствовал и не ощущал, нахожусь дома, уже не сплю, всё тихо и спокойно, висячие предметы интерьера не двигались. Пожалуйста оставайтесь в безопасности, берегите Себя, Своих родных и близких людей. Да, геологиярулит.))),!!!
Akita, Japan / not felt
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatk / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : В подвале хорошо ощутил.
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (460.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt more strong than moderate long time shaking (reported through our app)
French Polynesia / not felt : Not felt but Whoaaa ! That IS not a small one...
465.9 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
476.9 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
(Russian Federation, 221 km NW of epicenter) : Все падало и дом скакал. (reported through EMSC)
(Russia, 221 km NW of epicenter) : Я находился в 220 км от эпицентра.г. Северо-Курильск.Земля ходила волнами, в квартирах падали шкафы, с крыш летели кирпичи от речных труб, женщины выбегали с криками на улицу, в городе люди в ужасе медалист кто то бежал за детьми которые в садике, кто то спешил домой, люди побежали в сопки от завывающих сирен ожидая волну цунами. (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 221 km NW of epicenter) : Я находился в 220 км от эпицентра.г. Северо-Курильск.Земля ходила волнами, в квартирах падали шкафы, с крыш летели кирпичи от речных труб, женщины выбегали с криками на улицу, в городе люди в ужасе медалист кто то бежал за детьми которые в садике, кто то спешил домой, люди побежали в сопки от завывающих сирен ожидая волну цунами. (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 458 km N of epicenter) : Страшно. Все ходило ходуном, падали книги с полок. Пол, потолок, стены ходили ходуном. (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 469 km N of epicenter) : Первый толчок был неясный и слабый,а второй довольно ощутимый и продолжительный (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Это капец! (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Довольно таки сильно по ощущениям и продолжительно. Секунд 20-30 трясло... (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Kamchatka, very long time. (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 455 km N of epicenter) : Район – КП. Народ повыбегал, сильно трясло даже на улице. Я была в терапевтическом корпусе краевой больницы. Внутри трещины пошли, штукатурка осыпалась. Деревья прыгали, На улице кричали, что сейчас окна вылетят, так трясутся. Сначала трясло ощутимо, но не сильно. Потом усилилось. Потом затишье и начало качать сильно и долго. Потом ещё дотряхивало. (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 469 km N of epicenter) : Сильно ощущалось (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 469 km N of epicenter) : Страшно (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 460 km N of epicenter) : Необычно долгое, сильное. (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 459 km N of epicenter) : Сильно (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 459 km N of epicenter) : Долгие и сильные колебания (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 458 km N of epicenter) : Очень сильные толчки (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 458 km N of epicenter) : Хорошо ощущалось и очень долгое. (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Давно так сильно люстру не шатало. Очень ощутимо. (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Ебануло знатно...первый раз испугался от землятресения (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Жуть (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Как будто бы более 6 баллов (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Все с кабинетов повыбегали, туалетная бумага пригодилась, всем спасибо) (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Тресло хорошо упало картина. (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Тряхонуло нормально так (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Ощутимо тряхнуло. Улица Арсеньева. Из кабинетов повыбегали, но до эвакуации дело не дошло (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : В Северо-Курильске очень сильно трясло. объявлена тревога цунами. В магазинах попадал товар на полках (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 456 km N of epicenter) : 5Петропавловск, 5 км, очень сильно и долго трясло, бррр (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 456 km N of epicenter) : Тряхнуло сильно... И долго... (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 445 km N of epicenter) : Несколько мильных толчков в течение секунд 30, двери скрипели, люстра качалась. Чувствительно тряхануло, баллов на 6-7 (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 443 km N of epicenter) : Непродолжительное землетрясение 3,0-3,5 балла (reported through EMSC)
Vilyuchinsk (Russian Federation, 442 km N of epicenter) : Потрясло знатно , со шкафа повалились рамки м сувениры , громыхало так ,что словила панику(Вилючинск (reported through EMSC)
Vilyuchinsk (Russian Federation, 442 km N of epicenter) : Было страшно , шаталось все ,что можно и нельзя , посуда в шкафу громыхала так ,что перебивала музыку. На пятом этаже ощутилось пипец как( (reported through EMSC)
Vilyuchinsk (Russian Federation, 441 km N of epicenter) : Обосраться можно (reported through EMSC)
Vilyuchinsk (Russian Federation, 441 km N of epicenter) : Обосраться можно! (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 441 km N of epicenter) : В течение минуты трясло (reported through EMSC)
Vilyuchinsk (Russian Federation, 441 km N of epicenter) : Сначала ощущались слабые колебания , потом сильно затрясло аж пол под ногами ходуном ходил (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 439 km N of epicenter) : Ощущались сильные толчки, стены ходили ходуном (reported through EMSC)
Malokurilskoye (Russia, 1011 km SW of epicenter) : Находимся на о. Шикотан, ощущалось легкая вибрация, жилое помещение на втором этаже, высота над уровнем моря-46 м. (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 469 km N of epicenter) : Жестко (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 467 km N of epicenter) : Ощущалось очень приличноЗдание на 2ом этаже, из окна видно как здание шаталось относительно других объектов (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 466 km N of epicenter) : Хорошо тряхонуло и долго. (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 466 km N of epicenter) : Очень сильно и долго качало.Елизово (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 464 km N of epicenter) : Было очково (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 458 km N of epicenter) : Хорошо тряхнуло. Северо-Восток. 1 этаж. (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 458 km N of epicenter) : Было волнительно (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : На Камчатке чувствовалось (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Очень сильно трясло (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Нормально так пошевелило. Довольно долго (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Пипец трясло. Долго и очково (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Сильное и продолжительное землетрясение (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : It started with quite weak quakes and continued with a long and prominent quake. There are several small cracks in the wall. (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Неплохо так потрясло. (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Северо- восток,хорошо тряхануло (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Два толчка ощутимых сильно. ПЕТРОПАВЛОВСК- КАМЧАТСКИЙ. (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 457 km N of epicenter) : Сразу не понял, думал плохо закрепленные перила балкона болтаются. (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (Russian Federation, 456 km N of epicenter) : Two strikes, long enough (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 456 km N of epicenter) : Страшно (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 455 km N of epicenter) : Дооолго трясло! Сначала не сильно, долго, потом сильная волна, потом тихонечко затухающие. Все повыбегали в коридор из кабинетов.Г.П-К, ул.Атласова. Этаж 2й. (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 455 km N of epicenter) : Весело ,задорно , поехали на океан встречать цунами !) (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 453 km N of epicenter) : Оч хорошо и долго трясло. (reported through EMSC)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 449 km N of epicenter) : Ощущалось довольно долго. (reported through EMSC)
(Russian Federation, 443 km N of epicenter) : Было сильно (reported through EMSC)
Vilyuchinsk (Russian Federation, 441 km N of epicenter) : Вилючинск, камчатка. Хорошо что туалетная бумага закуплена. Мы обоср@лись реально. Воду расплескало. (reported through EMSC)
Vilyuchinsk (Russian Federation, 441 km N of epicenter) : Ух бля.. (reported through EMSC)
Vilyuchinsk (Russian Federation, 440 km N of epicenter) : Не хило так трухануло (reported through EMSC)
(Russia, 220 km NW of epicenter) : Суда в ковше прыгали (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 7.4 quake East of Kuril Islands (Russia), 25 Mar 2020 02:49 UTC

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (72 quakes):
  • 22 Oct 2020 17:39 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Oct 2020 07:50 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    286 km (178 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Oct 2020 11:21 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    174 km (108 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Oct 2020 09:17 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    185 km (115 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 29 Sep 2020 12:48 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    231 km (144 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Sep 2020 14:55 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    53.6 km (33.3 mi) depth
    |
    130 km (80 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Sep 2020 21:41 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    60 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Sep 2020 22:45 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    70 km (43.5 mi) depth
    |
    177 km (110 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Sep 2020 03:59 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    232 km (144 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Sep 2020 10:08 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    90.3 km (56.1 mi) depth
    |
    244 km (152 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Sep 2020 14:37 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    223 km (139 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Sep 2020 22:11 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    95.6 km (59.4 mi) depth
    |
    239 km (149 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Aug 2020 16:13 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    200 km (124.3 mi) depth
    |
    322 km (200 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Aug 2020 14:46 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    50 km (31.1 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Aug 2020 06:57 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    142 km (88.2 mi) depth
    |
    256 km (159 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Aug 2020 16:52 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    171 km (106 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.4 earthquake - East of Kuril Islands (Russia) on Wednesday, 25 March 2020

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