Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 85 km southeast of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Wed, 26 Feb 2014 00:25:15 JST
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 9 km depth
Date & time: 25 Feb 2014 15:25:15 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wed, 26 Feb 2014 00:25:15 JST
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.405°N / 147.6317°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Berutarube (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) ESE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) ESE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) ESE of Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (103 mi) E of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) ESE of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: JMA
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||9 km||北海道東方沖 (Coast of Hokkaido)||JMA|
User reports for this quake
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