Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region

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Another strong earthquake, measuring M6.4 hit Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region at 02:18 UTC on June 26, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

This is the second M6.3+ earthquake to hit the region since M6.3 at 15:59 UTC on June 25.

The epicenter was located 103 km (64 miles) E of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy (population 4 939) and 204 km (127 miles) E of Klyuchi (population 10 000), Kamchatka, Russia.

There are about 1 000 people living within 100 km (62 miles).

Regional seismicity

Earthquakes detected by USGS from June 19 – 26, 2019. Credit: Google, TW/SAM

  1. 4.2

    133km E of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia

    2019-06-26 11:02:18 (UTC)

  2. 4.6

    121km E of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia

    2019-06-26 10:57:22 (UTC)

  3. 4.3

    90km E of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia

    2019-06-26 10:42:58 (UTC)

  4. 4.5

    131km NNW of Nikol'skoye, Russia

    2019-06-26 05:53:34 (UTC)

  5. 4.8

    118km WNW of Nikol'skoye, Russia

    2019-06-26 05:17:07 (UTC)

  6. 4.6

    97km WNW of Nikol'skoye, Russia

    2019-06-26 05:15:25 (UTC)

  7. 4.5

    124km NW of Nikol'skoye, Russia

    2019-06-26 03:50:57 (UTC)

  8. 4.6

    84km E of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia

    2019-06-26 02:44:27 (UTC)

  9. 6.4

    102km E of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia

    2019-06-26 02:18:07 (UTC)

  10. 4.7

    81km E of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia

    2019-06-25 15:59:44 (UTC)

  11. 6.3

    105km E of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia

    2019-06-25 09:05:40 (UTC)

Featured image credit: Google, TW/SAM

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