Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 67 km south of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Apr 28, 2021 02:22:52.73 -
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 6 km depth
27 Apr 17:30 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 28, 2021 02:22:52.73
Depth: 6.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.226°N / 146.963°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Mendeleev (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (41 mi) SSE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) E of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SE of Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) ESE of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SSE of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.5||6.1 km||E OFF HOKKAIDO, Russia||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, 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.