Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 55 km south of Shikotan Island, Yuzhno-Kurilsky District, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Apr 26, 2021 19:24:43.16 -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 29 km depth
26 Apr 10:32 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 26, 2021 19:24:43.16
Depth: 28.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.307°N / 146.628°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Mendeleev (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) S of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SE of Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ESE of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ENE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) ESE of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) S of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) SE of Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||29 km||OFF NEMURO PENINSULA, Russia||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.