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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 122 km southwest of Kamchatkataagy Petropavlovskaj, Russia, on Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021 at 4:12 am (GMT +12) -

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 122 km southwest of Kamchatkataagy Petropavlovskaj, Russia, on Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021 at 4:12 am (GMT +12) Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 122 km southwest of Kamchatkataagy Petropavlovskaj, Russia, on Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021 at 4:12 am (GMT +12)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 139 km depth

23 Nov 17:04 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 52 minutes.
23 Nov 17:20: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 144.0 to 145.0 km (from 89 to 90 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.8 km (3 mi) towards SE.
23 Nov 17:57: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 145.0 to 139.0 km (from 90 to 86 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.3 km (1.4 mi) towards SSW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 23, 2021 16:12:35 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Nov 24, 2021 at 4:12 am (GMT +12)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.8
Depth139.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude52.32°N / 157.3°E (Kamchatka, Russia)
Antipode52.32°S / 22.7°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoOtdelniy (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities96 km (60 mi) SW of Paratunka (pop: 1,770) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
101 km (63 mi) SW of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy-50 (Yelizovsky District, Камчатский край) (pop: 25,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
107 km (66 mi) NNE of Ozernovskiy (pop: 2,620) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
121 km (75 mi) SW of Yelizovo (pop: 40,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
122 km (76 mi) SW of Kamchatkataagy Petropavlovskaj (pop: 187,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
200 km (124 mi) NNE of Severo-Kuril'sk (Sakhalin Oblast) (pop: 2,420) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
278 km (173 mi) SSW of Mil'kovo (Milkovsky District) (pop: 8,250) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
396 km (246 mi) SSW of Atlasovo (pop: 5,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 0.5°C (33 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.8139 kmKAMCHATKA PENINSULA, RUSSIAEMSC
4.8147 km94 Km SW of Paratunka, RussiaUSGS
4.6140 kmKamchatka Peninsula, RussiaGFZ
4.8144 kmKamchatka Peninsula, RussiaRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Magadan, Russia (MA2/IU network) | Distance from quake: 902 km / 561 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Magadan, Russia: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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