Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Sakhalin, Russia on Wednesday, 26 September 2012
26 Sep 17:41 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 17 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thu, 27 Sep 2012 04:24 (Asia/Sakhalin)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 50.74°N / 143.11°E (Russia)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SE of Tymovskoye (pop: 8,000)
68 km (42 mi) SE of Mgachi (pop: 1,600)
69 km (43 mi) SE of Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinskiy (pop: 12,000)
71 km (44 mi) E of Due (pop: 200)
169 km (105 mi) N of Poronaysk (pop: 16,700)
199 km (124 mi) NE of Uglegorsk (pop: 12,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 27 Sep 2012 04:24 (Asia/Sakhalin) (26 Sep 17:24:37 UTC)||M 5.1 / 10 km||Sakhalin, Russia||GFZ|
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