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

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

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Tuesday, 15 September 2020
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.
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Date & time: Tuesday, 15 September 2020 03:41 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 340.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.91°N / 158.36°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Ichinsky (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
136 km (85 mi) N of Mil’kovo (pop: 8,300)
161 km (100 mi) SW of Klyuchi (pop: 10,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 15 Sep 03:41 UTCM 6.4 / 340 kmKamchatka Peninsula, RussiaGFZ
Tue, 15 Sep 03:41 UTCM 6.4 / 320 kmKamchatka Peninsula, RussiaEMSC
Tue, 15 Sep 03:41 UTCM 6.4 / 344 km15 Km W of Esso, RussiaUSGS
Tue, 15 Sep 03:41 UTCM 6.5 / 328.5 kmKamchatka Peninsula, RussiaGeoAu
Tue, 15 Sep 03:41 UTCM 6.4 / 339.8 kmKamchatka Peninsula, Russia [Land: Russia]INGV
Tue, 15 Sep 03:41 UTCM 6.7 / 251 kmKamchatka Peninsula, RussiaBMKG
Tue, 15 Sep 03:41 UTCM 6.3 / 340 km俄罗斯堪察加半岛CEIC

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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)


Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake: Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, 15 Sep 2020 03h41

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

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