Mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 494 km south of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Kamchatka, Russia, on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 at 15:16 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 45 km depth
14 Oct 18:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 60 minutes.
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 48.89°N / 156.16°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Tao-Rusyr (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
199 km (123 mi) S of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
476 km (296 mi) SSW of Vilyuchinsk (Yelizovsky District) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
494 km (307 mi) SSW of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (pop: 187,300) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (312 mi) SSW of Yelizovo (pop: 40,700) --> See nearby quakes!
7064 km (4390 mi) NE of Moscow (pop: 10,381,200) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) ESE of Onekotan Island --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) E of Ekarma Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||45 km||EAST OF KURIL ISLANDS||EMSC|
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