Deep earthquake with recorded magnitude of 6.2 struck border region of Russia, China and North Korea on Friday, April 05, 2013 at 13:00 UTC. Epicenter of the earthquake was located 9 km (5 miles) N of Zarubino, Russia and 28 km (17 miles) SW of Slavyanka, Russia at coordinates 42.713°N, 131.105°E. USGS reported epicenter at depth of 561.9 km (349.2 miles) whereas EMSC reported depth 546 km. This data is still preliminary.
GDACS reported this earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.
1,400,000 people live within 100 km radius of the earthquake.
|Depth||561.9 km (349.2 miles)|
|Region||EASTERN RUSSIA-N.E. CHINA BORDER REGION|
|Distances||9 km (5 miles) N of Zarubino, Russia|
28 km (17 miles) SW of Slavyanka, Russia
62 km (38 miles) ENE of Aoji-ri, North Korea
63 km (39 miles) ESE of Hunchun, China
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 14.2 km (8.8 miles); depth +/- 9.2 km (5.7 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=101, Nph=101, Dmin=180.3 km, Rmss=1.03 sec, Gp= 29°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Featured image: USGS Shake Map