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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Russia on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 7:05 am (GMT +10) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Russia on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 7:05 am (GMT +10) Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Russia on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 7:05 am (GMT +10)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 110 km depth

23 May 21:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
23 May 21:56: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 90.0 to 100.0 km (from 56 to 62 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 15 km (9.1 mi) towards NNE.
23 May 22:29: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 100.0 to 103.0 km (from 62 to 64 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 15 km (9 mi) towards WNW.
23 May 22:30: Now using data updates from USGS
Update Mon, 23 May 2022, 21:15
Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake 47 km northeast of Nemuro, Japan
4.0 quake 24 May 7:05 am (GMT +10)
4.0 quake 24 May 7:05 am (GMT +10)
Just 10 minutes ago, a 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Nemuro, Nemuro-shi, Hokkaido, Japan. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Tuesday, May 24th, 2022, at 7:05 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 90 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Nemuro (pop. 31,200) located 47 km from the epicenter. In Shikotan (pop. 2,100, 60 km away), Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop. 6,500, 62 km away), Otrada (pop. 3,200, 66 km away), and Shibetsu (pop. 21,700, 80 km away), the quake was probably not felt.

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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 23, 2022 21:05:04 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, May 24, 2022 at 7:05 am (GMT +10)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.3
Depth109.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude43.5781°N / 145.9462°E (Russia)
Antipode43.578°S / 34.054°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoGolovnin (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities41 km (26 mi) NE of Nemuro (Japan) (pop: 31,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) S of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) S of Otrada (pop: 3,220) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) E of Shibetsu (Japan) (pop: 21,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Shikotan (pop: 2,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
143 km (89 mi) ESE of Abashiri (Japan) (pop: 42,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
144 km (89 mi) ENE of Kushiro (Japan) (pop: 183,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
167 km (104 mi) E of Kitami (Japan) (pop: 113,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) S of Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) WSW of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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
4.3110 kmRussia: 41 Km NE of Nemuro, JapanUSGS
4.295 kmRussia: NEAR KUNASHIRI ISLANDNIED
4.3103 kmRussia: KURIL ISLANDSEMSC
4.3110 kmRussia: Hokkaido, Japan RegionRaspberryShake
4.599 kmRussia: Kuril IslandsGFZ

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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