Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 37 km southeast of Kuril’sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 05:02 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 133 km depth
7 Mar 05:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Depth: 133.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.92°N / 148.07°E↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Antipode: 44.92°S / 31.93°W↗
Nearest volcano: Grozny (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SSE of Kuril'sk (pop: 1,720) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) ENE of Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NE of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (169 mi) ENE of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) ENE of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (220 mi) ENE of Kitami (Japan) (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) NE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 mi) ENE of Obihiro (Japan) (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NE of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) ENE of Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.7||133 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||GFZ|
|4.8||134 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||EMSC|
|4.8||147 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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