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

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 87 km a est da Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, domenica, 23 febbraio 2014

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.5 - North Pacific Ocean, 87 km a est da Shikotan, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, domenica, 23 febbraio 2014

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Feb 05:15 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 21 minuti.
Data & ora: 23 Feb 2014 04:54:17 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Sunday, February 23, 2014 14:54:17
Magnitudine: 5.5
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 43.548°N / 147.7466°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Vulcano più vicino: Berutarube (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km ESE da Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
160 km ESE da Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> Vedi sismi vicini
177 km E da Nemuro (Giappone) (pop: 31,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
211 km E da Shibetsu (Giappone) (pop: 21,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
280 km ENE da Kushiro (Giappone) (pop: 183,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
284 km E da Abashiri (Giappone) (pop: 42,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
311 km E da Kitami (Giappone) (pop: 113,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
520 km SE da Korsakov (pop: 35,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
545 km SE da Južno-Sachalinsk (pop: 176,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
7184 km NE da Mosca (pop: 10,381,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
85 km ESE da Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
164 km ESE da Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.410 kmKuril IslandsGFZ
M 5.410 km KURIL ISLANDSEMSC
M 5.510 km87km ESE of Shikotan, RussiaUSGS
M 5.512 km北海道東方沖 (Coast of Hokkaido)JMA

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Aftershocks

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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

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Russia, 177 km east of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Sunday, February 23, 2014 14:54:17
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