Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 44 km northeast of Shikotan Island, Yuzhno-Kurilsky District, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Tuesday, 14 July 2020 at 13:21 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 44 km northeast of Shikotan Island, Yuzhno-Kurilsky District, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Tuesday, 14 July 2020 at 13:21 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 82 km depth

14 Jul 13:32 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Jul 2020 13:21:08 UTC -
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 82.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.03°N / 147.19°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Berutarube (52 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) NE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) E of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) ENE of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) ENE of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) E of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) E of Motomachi (Abashiri District, Japan) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) ENE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) E of Kitami (Japan) (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (280 mi) SE of Korsakov (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
476 km (296 mi) SE of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (pop: 176,500) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NE of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) E 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.082 kmKuril Islands (Russia)GFZ
5.280 kmKuril Islands (Russia)EMSC
5.177 kmKuril Islands (Russia)GeoAu
5.154 kmKuril Islands (Russia)BMKG
5.292 km39 km NE of Shikotan, RussiaUSGS

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Kunashir / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Shikotan (Russia, 41 km SW of epicenter) : Проснулись от толчков, продолжительность 25-30 секунд. Находимся на 2-м этаже, посуда звенела, дверцы шкафов приоткрылись (reported through EMSC)
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