Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Russia, 80 km east of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Nov 28, 2015 11:51:08.19

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Russia, 80 km east of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Nov 28, 2015 11:51:08.19

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 68 km depth

28 Nov 02:58 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Nov 28, 2015 02:51:08 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Nov 28, 2015 11:51:08.19
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 68.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.225°N / 146.559°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Antipode: 43.225°S / 33.441°W
Nearest volcano: Mendeleev (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (41 mi) S of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) E of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (66 mi) SSE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) ESE of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) E of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ESE of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ESE of Kitami (Japan) (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) E of Obihiro (Japan) (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
482 km (300 mi) SE of Korsakov (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 mi) SE of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (pop: 176,500) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) SSE of Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) E of Hokkaido Island (pop: 5,500,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.068 kmOFF NEMURO PENINSULANIED
5.573 kmKuril IslandsGFZ
5.969 km KURIL ISLANDSEMSC
5.960 km- 54km SSW of Shikotan, RussiaUSGS

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (100 quakes)

  • 21 May 2016 06:35 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    43.7 km (27.2 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 17 May 2016 13:37 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    22.4 km (13.9 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 16 May 2016 15:06 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    73.7 km (45.8 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 15 May 2016 11:00 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    25.1 km (15.6 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 14 May 2016 18:34 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    72.6 km (45.1 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 12 May 2016 18:50 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    62.7 km (39 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 12 May 2016 06:32 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    64.4 km (40 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 11 May 2016 19:08 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    88.6 km (55.1 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 06 May 2016 23:40 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    41.1 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (26 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 02 May 2016 12:32 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    99.7 km (62 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 28 Apr 2016 02:49 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    41.9 km (26 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 26 Apr 2016 22:39 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    76.4 km (47.5 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (36 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 24 Apr 2016 16:53 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    69.8 km (43.4 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 23 Apr 2016 07:11 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    44.8 km (27.8 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 19 Apr 2016 19:58 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 17 Apr 2016 15:13 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    75.8 km (47.1 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • Show all

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