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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 254 km northeast of Kamchatkataagy Petropavlovskaj, Russia, on Sunday, Feb 21, 2021 at 12:59 pm (GMT +12)

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 254 km northeast of Kamchatkataagy Petropavlovskaj, Russia, on Sunday, Feb 21, 2021 at 12:59 pm (GMT +12) Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 254 km northeast of Kamchatkataagy Petropavlovskaj, Russia, on Sunday, Feb 21, 2021 at 12:59 pm (GMT +12)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 48 km depth

21 Feb 01:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 25 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeFeb 21, 2021 00:59:38 UTC
Local time at epicenterSunday, Feb 21, 2021 at 12:59 pm (GMT +12)
Depth48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude54.9008°N / 160.929°E (Kamchatka, Russia)
Antipode54.901°S / 19.071°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoGamchen (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities113 km (70 mi) SE of Atlasovo (pop: 5,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
144 km (89 mi) SSE of Kozyrëvsk (pop: 1,240) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
150 km (93 mi) E of Mil'kovo (Milkovsky District) (pop: 8,250) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
158 km (98 mi) S of Kljuchi (Ust-Kamchatsky District) (pop: 10,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
177 km (110 mi) SW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy (Ust-Kamchatsky District) (pop: 4,940) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
181 km (112 mi) SE of Esso (pop: 1,970) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
253 km (157 mi) NE of Yelizovo (pop: 40,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
254 km (158 mi) NE of Kamchatkataagy Petropavlovskaj (pop: 187,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
274 km (171 mi) NE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy-50 (Yelizovsky District, Камчатский край) (pop: 25,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
278 km (173 mi) NE of Paratunka (pop: 1,770) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds -8.9°C (16 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.648 km113 Km SE of Atlasovo, RussiaUSGS


Seismic station: Magadan, Russia (MA2/IU network) | Distance from quake: 801 km / 498 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Magadan, Russia: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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