Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kuril Islands on Tuesday, 25 September 2018 at 08:53 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Kuril Islands on Tuesday, 25 September 2018 at 08:53 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Sep 09:04 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Sep 2018 08:53:35 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 48.01°N / 155.06°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Kuntomintar (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
306 km (190 mi) SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk (Severo-Kurilsky District) (pop: 2,420)
401 km (249 mi) SSW of Ozernovskiy (Ust-Bolsheretsky District) (pop: 2,620)
595 km (370 mi) SSW of Paratunka (Yelizovsky District) (pop: 1,770)
596 km (370 mi) SSW of Vilyuchinsk (Yelizovsky District) (pop: 25,200)
615 km (382 mi) SSW of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy (pop: 187,300)
622 km (386 mi) SSW of Yelizovo (Yelizovsky District) (pop: 40,700)
630 km (391 mi) ENE of Kuril’sk (pop: 1,720)
783 km (487 mi) SSW of Mil’kovo (Milkovsky District) (pop: 8,250)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 kmKuril IslandsGFZ
M 5.110 km KURIL ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.050 kmKuril IslandsGeoAu
M 5.135 km- 292km SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk, RussiaUSGS

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kuril Islands on Tuesday, 25 September 2018 at 08:53 (GMT)
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