Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 25 km southwest of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on 19 Apr 8:22 pm (GMT +10) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 25 km southwest of Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on 19 Apr 8:22 pm (GMT +10)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.3 at 78 km depth

19 Apr 10:36 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 14 minutes.
19 Apr 11:17: Magnitude recalculée de 4.2 à 4.3. Profondeur recalculée de 50.0 à 78.0 km (de 31 à 48 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 13 km (8.1 mi) au NO.
19 Apr 11:48: Profondeur recalculée de 78.0 à 66.0 km (de 48 à 41 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 19 km (12 mi) au N.
19 Apr 12:17: Profondeur recalculée de 66.0 à 78.0 km (de 41 à 48 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 11 km (6.9 mi) au S.
Update Mon, 19 Apr 2021, 10:42
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.2 just reported 24 km southwest of Shikotan, Russia
4.2 quake 19 Apr 8:22 pm (GMT +10)
4.2 quake 19 Apr 8:22 pm (GMT +10)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred in the evening on Monday 19 April 2021 at 8:22 pm local time near Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, as reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow depth of 50 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Shikotan (pop. 2,100) located 24 km from the epicenter, Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop. 6,500) 76 km away, Otrada (pop. 3,200) 79 km away, and Nemuro (pop. 31,200) 88 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 19 Apr 2021 10:22:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 19 Apr 8:22 pm (GMT +10)
Magnitude: 4.3
Profondeur: 78.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.74°N / 146.44°E (Sea of Okhotsk, Russie)
Volcan le plus près: Mendeleev (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km OSO de Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
56 km SE de Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
84 km NE de Nemuro (Japon) (pop: 31,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
106 km E de Shibetsu (Japon) (pop: 21,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
177 km E de Abashiri (Japon) (pop: 42,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
187 km ENE de Kushiro (Japon) (pop: 183,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
205 km E de Kitami (Japon) (pop: 113,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
277 km ENE de Obihiro (Japon) (pop: 173,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
431 km SE de Korsakov (pop: 35,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
460 km SE de Ioujno-Sakhalinsk (pop: 176,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
25 km OSO de Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
64 km SE de Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 3.7°C (39 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from SW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.378 kmKURIL ISLANDS, RussiaEMSC
4.373 km24 Km WSW of Shikotan, RussiaUSGS
4.571 kmKuril Islands, RussiaGFZ

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