Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 12 km northeast of Ostrov Krab Island, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Thursday, 9 July 2020 at 05:14 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 12 km northeast of Ostrov Krab Island, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Thursday, 9 July 2020 at 05:14 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 126 km depth

9 Jul 05:24 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Jul 9 10:24: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 123.0 to 126.0 km.
Date & time: 9 Jul 2020 05:14:01 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 126.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.74°N / 149.54°E (Sea of Okhotsk, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Ivao (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
142 km (88 mi) ENE of Kuril'sk (pop: 1,720) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) NE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) NE of Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (216 mi) NE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) NE of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) NE of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) ENE of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
479 km (298 mi) ENE of Motomachi (Abashiri District, Japan) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
495 km (308 mi) ENE of Kitami (Japan) (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
513 km (319 mi) NE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) ENE of Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) NE of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.2126 kmKuril Islands (Russia)GFZ
4.9116 kmKuril Islands (Russia)EMSC
5.0128 kmKuril Islands (Russia)GeoAu
5.669 kmKuril Islands (Russia)BMKG
4.9132 km138 km ENE of Kuril’sk, RussiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Kurilsk / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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