Sismo leggero mag. 4.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 52 km a sud da Shikotan , Yuzhno-Kurilsky District, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, martedí, 04 maggio 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.8 - North Pacific Ocean, 52 km a sud da Shikotan , Yuzhno-Kurilsky District, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, martedí, 04 maggio 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.8 at 60 km depth

4 May 19:46 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 13 minuti.
4 May 19:52: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.5 a 4.7. Profondità ricalcolata da 50.0 a 55.0 km (da 31 a 34 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 5.5 km (3.4 mi) al NE.
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4 May 21:28: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.7 a 4.8. Profondità ricalcolata da 66.0 a 60.0 km (da 41 a 37 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 24 km (15 mi) al 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:

Data & ora: 4 May 2021 19:32:59 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 5 May 5:32 am (GMT +10)
Magnitudine: 4.8
Profondità: 60.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 43.35°N / 146.55°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Vulcano più vicino: Mendeleev (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km SSO da Shikotan (pop: 2,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
79 km E da Nemuro (Giappone) (pop: 31,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
94 km SE da Yuzhno-Kurilsk (pop: 6,470) --> Vedi sismi vicini
119 km ESE da Shibetsu (Giappone) (pop: 21,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
181 km ENE da Kushiro (Giappone) (pop: 183,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
198 km ESE da Abashiri (Giappone) (pop: 42,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
220 km ESE da Kitami (Giappone) (pop: 113,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
276 km ENE da Obihiro (Giappone) (pop: 173,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
471 km SE da Korsakov (pop: 35,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
523 km SE da Nevel'sk (pop: 17,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
52 km SSO da Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
104 km SSE da Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 3.2°C (38 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from WSW
Fonte dati primaria: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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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.ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.860 kmKURIL ISLANDS, RussiaEMSC
4.755 kmKuril Islands, RussiaGFZ
4.858 km53 Km SSW of Shikotan, RussiaUSGS

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