Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Kuril Islands on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 at 00:26 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
11 Dec 00:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.49°N / 146.07°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Smirnov (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) NNE of Otrada (pop: 3,220)
54 km (34 mi) NNE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470)
93 km (58 mi) NW of Shikotan (pop: 2,100)
119 km (74 mi) NE of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700)
136 km (84 mi) NNE of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200)
190 km (118 mi) ENE of Kitami (Ktiami Shi, Japan) (pop: 113,100)
306 km (190 mi) ENE of Asahikawa (Japan) (pop: 356,600)
411 km (255 mi) ENE of Sapporo (Japan) (pop: 1,883,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.4||10 km||Kuril Islands||GFZ|
|M 5.0||109 km||KURIL ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 5.1||106 km||Kuril Islands||GeoAu|
|M 5.0||112 km||- 39km W of Shikotan, Russia||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)
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cincinnati / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Kuril Islands 11 December 00:26 UTC
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