Date & time: Wednesday, 18 January 2017 05:48 UTC
Depth: 5.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.733°N / 160.714°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Udina (12 km)
Primary data source: EMSD Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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