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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kuril Islands on Thursday, 7 December 2017

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Kuril Islands on Thursday, 7 December 2017
Date & time: Thu, 7 Dec 06:38:43 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.33°N / 147.77°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Bogatyr Ridge (65 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 7 Dec
Thu, 7 Dec 06:38 UTCM 5.1 / 8 km5.1 KURIL ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Thu, 7 Dec 06:38 UTCM 4.8 / 35 km- 80km E of Shikotan, Russia[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 14 Dec
Thu, 14 Dec 10:39 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (154 km)Kuril Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 18 Jan
Thu, 18 Jan 05:14 UTCM 4.1 / 50 km - [info] (74 km) KURIL ISLANDS
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 19 Jan
Fri, 19 Jan 11:59 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (30 km)Kuril Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Южно-Курильск (34.7 km E from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sat, 20 Jan
Sat, 20 Jan 05:51 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (96 km)Kuril Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 30 Jan
Tue, 30 Jan 03:07 UTCM 4.4 / 134.4 km - [info]unnamed (23 km)- 35km WSW of Kuril'sk, Russia
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 30 Jan 03:50 UTCM 4.9 / 51 km - [info] (112 km)- 143km SE of Kuril'sk, Russia[Map]USGS
Wed, 7 Feb
Wed, 7 Feb 05:39 UTCM 4.6 / 58.8 km - [info] (100 km)- 115km ENE of Shikotan, Russia
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 18 Feb
Sun, 18 Feb 12:11 UTCM 4.4 / 41.9 km - [info] (112 km)- 136km SE of Kuril'sk, Russia
I FELT IT
[Map]
USGS

 

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