Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 52 km south of Shikotan Island, Yuzhno-Kurilsky District, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on 5 May 5:32 am (GMT +10) -

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 52 km south of Shikotan Island, Yuzhno-Kurilsky District, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on 5 May 5:32 am (GMT +10)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.8 at 60 km depth

4 May 19:46 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 13 minutes.
4 May 19:52: Magnitude recalculée de 4.5 à 4.7. Profondeur recalculée de 50.0 à 55.0 km (de 31 à 34 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 5.5 km (3.4 mi) au NE.
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4 May 21:28: Magnitude recalculée de 4.7 à 4.8. Profondeur recalculée de 66.0 à 60.0 km (de 41 à 37 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 24 km (15 mi) au SSE.
Update Tue, 4 May 2021, 19:51
Moderate 4.5 quake hits near Nemuro, Nemuro-shi, Hokkaido, Japan
4.5 quake 5 May 5:33 am (GMT +10)
4.5 quake 5 May 5:33 am (GMT +10)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 18 minutes ago 83 km east of Nemuro, Russia, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 50 km beneath the epicenter near Nemuro, Nemuro-shi, Hokkaido, Japan, early morning on Wednesday 5 May 2021 at 5:33 am local time. 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 56 km from the epicenter, Nemuro (pop. 31,200) 83 km away, and Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop. 6,500) 100 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 4 May 2021 19:32:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 5 May 5:32 am (GMT +10)
Magnitude: 4.8
Profondeur: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.35°N / 146.55°E (Océan Pacifique Nord, Russie)
Volcan le plus près: Mendeleev (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km SSO de Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
79 km E de Nemuro (Japon) (pop: 31,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
94 km SE de Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
119 km ESE de Shibetsu (Japon) (pop: 21,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
181 km ENE de Kushiro (Japon) (pop: 183,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
198 km ESE de Abashiri (Japon) (pop: 42,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
220 km ESE de Kitami (Japon) (pop: 113,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
276 km ENE de Obihiro (Japon) (pop: 173,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
471 km SE de Korsakov (pop: 35,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
523 km SE de Nevel'sk (pop: 17,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
52 km SSO de Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
104 km SSE de Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 3.2°C (38 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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.
Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
4.860 kmKURIL ISLANDS, RussiaEMSC
4.755 kmKuril Islands, RussiaGFZ
4.858 km53 Km SSW of Shikotan, RussiaUSGS

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