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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 87km ESE of Shikotan, Russia on Sunday, 23 February 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 87km ESE of Shikotan, Russia on Sunday, 23 February 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - 87km ESE of Shikotan, Russia on Sunday, 23 February 2014
23 Feb 05:15 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 21 minutes.
Date & time: Sunday, 23 February 2014 04:54 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, February 23, 2014 14:54:17
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.548°N / 147.7466°E (Russie)
Nearest volcano: Berutarube (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
160 km SE de Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,500)
177 km E de Nemuro (pop: 31,200)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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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.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 23 Feb 04:54 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmKuril IslandsGFZ
Sun, 23 Feb 04:54 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km KURIL ISLANDSEMSC
Sun, 23 Feb 04:54 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km87km ESE of Shikotan, RussiaUSGS
Sun, 23 Feb 04:54 UTCM 5.5 / 12 km北海道東方沖 (Coast of Hokkaido)JMA

User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake: 87km ESE of Shikotan, Russia, 23 Feb 2014 04h54

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (9 quakes):
  • 16 Mar 2014 07:58 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | JMA | Details
  • 14 Mar 2014 02:02 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    41 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | JMA | Details
  • 10 Mar 2014 17:24 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | JMA | Details
  • 10 Mar 2014 09:10 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | JMA | Details
  • 06 Mar 2014 06:41 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | JMA | Details
  • 03 Mar 2014 13:41 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    65 km (40.4 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | JMA | Details
  • 25 Feb 2014 15:25 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | JMA | Details
  • 25 Feb 2014 03:36 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | JMA | Details
  • 23 Feb 2014 21:49 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | JMA | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 87km ESE of Shikotan, Russia on Sunday, 23 February 2014
 

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