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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Northwest of Kuril Islands, Russia, on Thursday, 8 October 2020 at 18:24 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Northwest of Kuril Islands, Russia, on Thursday, 8 October 2020 at 18:24 (GMT)
8 Oct 18:34 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
9 Oct 09:02: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.1. Epicenter location corrected by 12.9 km (8 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 2020-10-08 06:24:52 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 519.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.64°N / 152.68°E (Russia)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 8.9°C (48 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-10-08 18:24:52 UTCM 5.1 / 519 kmNorthwest of Kuril Islands, RussiaGFZ
2020-10-08 18:24:51 UTCM 5.0 / 523 kmNorthwest Of Kuril Islands, RussiaEMSC
2020-10-08 18:24:52 UTCM 5.1 / 518.7 kmNorthwest of Kuril Islands, RussiaGeoAu
2020-10-08 18:24:51 UTCM 5.0 / 519.4 km296 Km WNW of Ozernovskiy, RussiaUSGS
2020-10-08 18:24:57 UTCM 5.0 / 576 kmNorthwest of Kuril Islands, RussiaBMKG
2020-10-08 18:24:57 UTCM 5.0 / 576 kmNorthwest of Kuril Islands, RussiaBMKG

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Opl / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Northwest of Kuril Islands, Russia, on Thursday, 8 October 2020 at 18:24 (GMT)
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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Northwest of Kuril Islands, Russia, on Thursday, 8 October 2020 at 18:24 (GMT)

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