Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 234 km southwest of Severo-Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on 13 May 10:44 am (GMT +11) -
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 89 km depth
12 May 23:55 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
|Date & time||May 12, 2021 23:44:31 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||13 May 10:44 am (GMT +11)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||48.86°N / 154.49°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)|
|Antipode||48.86°S / 25.51°W|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)|
|Nearest volcano||Sinarka (23 km / 14 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||234 km (145 mi) SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
326 km (203 mi) SSW of Ozernovskiy (pop: 2,620) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 1.9°C (35 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from NW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|5.0||89 km||Kuril Islands, Russia||GFZ|
|5.1||80 km||KURIL ISLANDS, Russia||EMSC|
|5.2||93 km||Near Petropavlovsk Kamchatskiy, Russia||RENASS|
|5.1||107 km||229 Km SW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia||USGS|
|5.4||10 km||Kuril Islands, Russia||BMKG|
|5.3||83 km||Kuril Islands, Russia||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quake)
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