Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 99 km southeast of Yuzhno-Kurilsk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 21:03 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 69 km depth
8 Nov 21:16 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Depth: 69.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.55°N / 146.9°E↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Antipode: 43.55°S / 33.1°W↗
Nearest volcano: Berutarube (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) ESE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) ENE of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) E of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) ENE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) ESE of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (141 mi) E of Motomachi (Abashiri District, Japan) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) E of Kitami (Japan) (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
472 km (293 mi) SE of Korsakov (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
500 km (310 mi) SE of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (pop: 176,500) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SSE of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SE of Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||69 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||GFZ|
|4.9||60 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||EMSC|
|4.8||56 km||31km SE of Shikotan, Russia||USGS|
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