Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 46 km southeast of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Apr 28, 2021 06:40:46.95 -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 9 km depth
27 Apr 21:52 UTC: First to report: NIED after 11 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 28, 2021 06:40:46.95
Depth: 8.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.452°N / 147.033°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Berutarube (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) SE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ESE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) E of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) E of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) ESE of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) E of Motomachi (Abashiri District, Japan) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) E of Kitami (Japan) (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
487 km (302 mi) SE of Korsakov (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
515 km (320 mi) SE of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (pop: 176,500) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) SSE of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 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: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||8.6 km||E OFF HOKKAIDO, Russia||NIED|
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