Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - 30 km northeast of Kuril’sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 00:27 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 117 km depth
29 Feb 06:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Depth: 117.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.38°N / 148.19°E↗ (Sea of Okhotsk, Russia)
Antipode: 45.38°S / 31.81°W↗
Nearest volcano: Golets-Tornyi (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) NE of Kuril'sk (pop: 1,720) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) NNE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) NE of Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.7||117 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||EMSC|
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