Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 85 km east of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Mon, 3 Mar 2014 22:41:33 JST
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 65 km depth
4 Mar 07:55 UTC: First to report: JMA after 18 hours.
Date & time: 3 Mar 2014 13:41:33 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Mon, 3 Mar 2014 22:41:33 JST
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.755°N / 147.7783°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Berutarube (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) E of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) E of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) ESE of Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) S of Kuril'sk (pop: 1,720) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) ENE of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) E of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: JMA
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.6||65 km||北海道東方沖 (Coast of Hokkaido)||JMA|
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