Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 29 km west of Shikotan Island, Yuzhno-Kurilsky District, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on May 29, 2021 20:37:03.88 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 89 km depth
29 May 11:44 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 29, 2021 20:37:03.88
Depth: 89.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.862°N / 146.399°E↗ (Sea of Okhotsk, Russia)
Antipode: 43.862°S / 33.601°W↗
Nearest volcano: Mendeleev (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ESE of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ESE of Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) NE of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) ENE of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (107 mi) E 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!
191 km (119 mi) ENE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SW of Kuril'sk (pop: 1,720) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WNW of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||89 km||Russia: NEAR KUNASHIRI ISLAND||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, 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.