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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Russia, on Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 9:59 am (GMT +10) -

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Russia, on Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 9:59 am (GMT +10)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 38 km depth

21 Jan 00:11 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
21 Jan 00:12: Epicenter location corrected by 3.4 km (2.1 mi) towards WNW.
21 Jan 00:16: Now using data updates from USGS
Date & time: Jan 20, 2022 23:59:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Jan 21, 2022 at 9:59 am (GMT +10)
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 38.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.0575°N / 148.0745°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Antipode: 44.058°S / 31.926°W
Nearest volcano: Berutarube (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) ENE of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) S of Kuril'sk (pop: 1,720) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) E of Otrada (pop: 3,220) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) E of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) ENE of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) ENE of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) E of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) ENE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) E of Kitami (Japan) (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
413 km (257 mi) ENE of Obihiro (Japan) (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) ENE of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) E of Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 0.7°C (33 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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.
5.238 km112 Km ENE of Shikotan, RussiaUSGS
5.238 kmRussia: Kuril IslandsRaspberryShake
5.310 kmRussia: Near SapporoRENASS
5.449 kmRussia: East of Kuril IslandsGFZ
5.451 kmRussia: Kuril IslandsGeoAu

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Jakarta Pusat / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : A very small shaking while i was sit on the floor | One user found this interesting.  
С. Рейдово / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
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