Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 39 km southwest of Shikotan Island, Yuzhno-Kurilsky District, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on May 03, 2021 04:25:34.97 -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 70 km depth
2 May 19:32 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 03, 2021 04:25:34.97
Depth: 69.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.571°N / 146.365°E (Sea of Okhotsk, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Mendeleev (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) SW of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SE of Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ENE of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) E of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ENE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) ESE of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) E of Motomachi (Abashiri District, Japan) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) E of Kitami (Japan) (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) SSW of Kuril'sk (pop: 1,720) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) SW of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSE 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: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||70 km||NEAR KUNASHIRI ISLAND, Russia||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.