Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Russia, 544 km east of Sapporo (Hokkaido, Japan), on Friday, 17 July 2020 at 06:10 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Russia, 544 km east of Sapporo (Hokkaido, Japan), on Friday, 17 July 2020 at 06:10 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 131 km depth

17 Jul 06:21 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Jul 2020 06:10:45 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 131.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.66°N / 147.76°E (Russia)
Nearest volcano: Bogatyr Ridge (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
167 km (104 mi) ENE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470)
229 km (143 mi) NE of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200)
237 km (148 mi) ENE of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700)
287 km (178 mi) ENE of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500)
323 km (201 mi) ENE of Kitami (Japan) (pop: 113,100)
441 km (274 mi) ENE of Asahikawa (Japan) (pop: 356,600)
466 km (289 mi) ESE of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (pop: 176,500)
544 km (338 mi) ENE of Sapporo (Japan) (pop: 1,883,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.1131 kmKuril Islands (Russia)GFZ
M 5.1115 kmKuril Islands (Russia)EMSC
M 5.1116 kmKuril Islands (Russia)GeoAu
M 5.421 kmKuril Islands (Russia)BMKG
M 5.0134 km51 km SSW of Kuril’sk, RussiaUSGS

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Shikotan (Russia, 132 km SW of epicenter) : Почувствовали два коротких, до ощутимых толчка с разницей в полминуты (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Russia, 544 km east of Sapporo (Hokkaido, Japan), 17 July 06:10 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Russia, 544 km east of Sapporo (Hokkaido, Japan), on Friday, 17 July 2020 at 06:10 (GMT)
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