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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Kuril Islands (Russia) on Monday, 14 October 2019

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Kuril Islands (Russia) on Monday, 14 October 2019
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 115.0 to 112.0 km.
Oct 15 11:26: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.2.
Date & time: Monday, 14 October 2019 23:14 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 112.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.62°N / 146.73°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Lvinaya Past (21 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 14 Oct 2019
Mon, 14 Oct 23:14 UTCM 5.3 / 100 kmKuril Islands (Russia)EMSC
Mon, 14 Oct 23:14 UTCM 5.5 / 109.7 kmKuril Islands (Russia)GeoAu
Mon, 14 Oct 23:14 UTCM 5.6 / 68 kmKuril Islands (Russia)BMKG
Mon, 14 Oct 23:14 UTCM 5.7 / 100.4 km87km NE of Otrada, RussiaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
San Mateo CA 94003 / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was in bed and felt my bed shake... I held on my 8 year old son for few sec. then it stopped.
Malokurilskoye (Russia) (79 km S from epicenter)(no details): В 10.15 был толчок продолжительностью две -три секунды, довольно ощутимый, посуда стоящая на шкафу зазвенела. (via EMSC)

 

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