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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Tuesday, 15 September 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 22 km west of Esso, Kamchatka, Russia, on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 03:41 GMT

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 22 km west of Esso, Kamchatka, Russia, on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 03:41 GMT Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 22 km west of Esso, Kamchatka, Russia, on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 03:41 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 340 km depth

15 Sep 03:50 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
15 Sep 03:51: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.1. Epicenter location corrected by 6 km (3.7 mi) towards WNW.
15 Sep 06:22: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.4.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 15, 2020 03:41:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6.4
Depth340.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude55.91°N / 158.36°E (Kamchatka, Russia)
Antipode55.91°S / 21.64°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoIchinsky (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities22 km (13 mi) W of Esso (pop: 1,970) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) WNW of Atlasovo (pop: 5,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) W of Kozyrëvsk (pop: 1,240) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
136 km (85 mi) N of Mil'kovo (Milkovsky District) (pop: 8,250) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
161 km (100 mi) WSW of Kljuchi (Ust-Kamchatsky District) (pop: 10,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
207 km (128 mi) S of Tigil' (pop: 1,990) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
258 km (160 mi) W of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy (Ust-Kamchatsky District) (pop: 4,940) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
303 km (188 mi) N of Yelizovo (pop: 40,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
317 km (197 mi) N of Kamchatkataagy Petropavlovskaj (pop: 187,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
331 km (206 mi) N of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy-50 (Yelizovsky District, Камчатский край) (pop: 25,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.4340 kmKamchatka Peninsula, RussiaGFZ
6.4320 kmKamchatka Peninsula, RussiaEMSC
6.4344 km15 Km W of Esso, RussiaUSGS
6.5329 kmKamchatka Peninsula, RussiaGeoAu
6.4340 kmKamchatka Peninsula, Russia [Land: Russia]INGV
6.7251 kmKamchatka Peninsula, RussiaBMKG
6.3340 km俄罗斯堪察加半岛CEIC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Magadan, Russia (MA2/IU network) | Distance from quake: 607 km / 377 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Magadan, Russia: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (11)

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Russia, Sankt Petersburg(GMT+3), not felt. / not felt : Well, on my appartament not felt event, all okey, strong deep earthquake Mww.6.4, next Earthquake event Mww.7.+ on region Kamchatka region. I am no slleping, please stay sayf all my dear friend's, this geology rulles.))),!!! | 6 users found this interesting.  
  • You stay safe to. Love from America. Not felt.
Japan / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : T  
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatk / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russia, 326 km S of epicenter) : Два мягких толчка. В Петропавловске-Камчатском | 3 users found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)  
(Russian Federation, 331 km S of epicenter) : Район Силуэт, 4 этаж. Резкий короткий толчок, на люстре шарики закочались | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)  
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russia, 333 km S of epicenter) : На третьем этаже не много почувствовалось | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)  
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russia, 333 km S of epicenter) : Слабый толчок был. | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)  
Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy (Russia, 254 km E of epicenter) : Доолго плавно трясло. | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)  
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russia, 328 km S of epicenter) : Как -то я пропустила это событие (reported through EMSC)  
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russia, 333 km S of epicenter) : Моховая. Ничего не ощущал. (reported through EMSC)  
Vilyuchinsk (Russia, 338 km S of epicenter) : Что то ничего не почувствовал. (reported through EMSC)  

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