Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 85 km southeast of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Feb 19, 2016 20:40:48.44
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 45 km depth
19 Feb 11:48 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Feb 2016 11:40:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Feb 19, 2016 20:40:48.44
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.111°N / 147.176°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Mendeleev (151 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) SSE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) E of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SE of Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) ESE of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSE of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||45 km||E OFF HOKKAIDO||NIED|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.