Articles tagged "kuril islands"

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Massive eruption at Raikoke volcano, ash to 13.1 km (43 000 feet) a.s.l., Sea of Okhotsk

A sudden, high-level eruption started at Raikoke volcano, Sea of Okhotsk, Kuril Islands, Russia at around 17:50 UTC on June 21, 2019. The last time this volcano erupted was back in 1924 (VEI 4). According to the Tokyo VAAC, volcanic ash cloud rose up to 13.1 km (43...

June 22, 2019

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Strong and shallow earthquake east of Kuril Islands, Russia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit east of Kuril Islands, Russia at 22:06 UTC on March 28, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 9 km (5.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was located...

March 29, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake near Kuril Islands, Russia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit near the Kuril Islands, Russia at 23:16 UTC on October 10, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 17.5 km (10.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This is the second...

October 11, 2018

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Kuril Islands region, Russia

A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Kuril Islands region, Russia at 07:45 UTC on October 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 42 km (26 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 35 km (21 miles). The quake was followed by M4.5 at...

October 09, 2018

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Possible eruption at Ketoi volcano, last confirmed eruption was in 1960, Kuril Islands

Tokyo VAAC reported a possible eruption took place at Ketoi stratovolcano in Russia's Kuril Islands at 23:30 UTC on September 20, 2018. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1960. Volcanic ash was not identifiable in satellite imagery and there was no...

September 21, 2018

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Very strong M6.6 earthquake hit Kuril Islands, Russia

A very strong earthquake measuring M6.6 on the Richter scale struck Kuril Islands, Russia, on July 20, 2014, at 18:32 UTC. USGS reports depth of 60.8 km (37.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at depth of 10 km.Epicenter was located 94 km (58 miles) SE of Kuril&#

July 20, 2014

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M 6.1 earthquake struck Kuril Islands, Kuril-Kamchatka Arc

EMSC is reporting 40 km deep M 6.1 earthquake at Kuril Islands, Russia, on November 25, 2013, at 05:56 UTC. USGS is reporting M 5.8 for this earthquake at depth of 39.5 km (24.5 miles). Epicenter was located 242 km (150 miles) E of Kuril'sk,

November 25, 2013

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New activity at Ketoi volcano on central Kuril Islands, Russia

Sakhalin Volcanic Eruption Response Team (SVERT) raised the alert level to yellow after a weak thermal anomaly has been detected on satellite data at the summit of the volcano. No other details about possible activity are currently known cause the volcano is currently

July 27, 2013

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M 6.0 earthquake struck east of Kuril Islands

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake (USGS) struck east of Kuril Islands on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 19:58:40 UTC. The epicenter was located 133 km (82 miles) SE of Severo-Kuril'sk and 333 km (206 miles) S of Vilyuchinsk, Russia at coordinates 49.938°N, 157.639°E. The depth

April 19, 2013

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Very strong and deep earthquake M 7.2 struck Kuril Islands

A very strong but luckily deep earthquake magnitude 7.2 struck off the coast, sparsely populated, Kuril Islands on April 19, 2013 at 03:05 UTC. USGS reports depth of 122 km, EMSC measured 100km. A tsunami was not generated and no tsunami warning was issued. JMA still

April 19, 2013

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Strong and shallow earthquake M6.1 hit east of Kuril Islands, Russia

A strong and shallow earthquake M6.1 hit east of the Kuril Islands on March 24, 2013 at 04:18:34 UTC. Depth of the earthquake was just 9.7 km (6.0 miles), and epicenter was 268 km (166 miles) ESE of Ozernovskiy, Russia and 273 km (169 miles) SSE of Vilyuchinsk,

March 24, 2013

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Very strong earthquake M 6.9 struck Kuril Islands

Very strong earthquake M 6.9 hit Kuril islands, Russia on February 28, 2013 at 14:05:51 UTC. Epicenter was located 90 km (56 miles) ENE (71°) from Severo-Kuril'sk, Kuril Islands and 248 km (154 miles) SSW (202°) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia at epicenter

February 28, 2013

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Magnitude 6.4 (6.8) earthquake struck Kuril Islands, Russia

Strong earthquake, initially registered as M 6.8 but later revised to M 6.4 struck Kuril Islands, Russia at 18:12:42 UTC on November 16, 2012 according to USGS. The epicenter was located 162 km (101 miles) SSW (198°) from Severo-Kuril'sk, Kuril Islands, Russia

November 16, 2012

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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit Kuril Islands

Strong earthquake measuring M6.0 hit Kuril Islands on September 09, 2012 at 05:39:20 UTC. The epicenter was located 141 km (87 miles) SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia (49.429°N, 155.537°E) at depth of 58.7 km (36.5 miles) according to USGS.EMSC recorded magnitude

September 09, 2012

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Strong swarm of earthquakes continue on Kuril Islands

July 20th did not start so well for Kuril Islands. On July 15 we reported swarm of earthquakes on Kuril Island for seventh day in a row (link here), while it showed less activity for last couple of days today we had 5 strong ones again. The strongest one was reported

July 20, 2012

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Swarm of strong earthquakes - Kuril Islands

For the seventh day in a row a swarm of earthquakes continues near Kuril Islands, Russia/Japan. The latest one was measured with magnitude 5.5 according to EMSC - July 15, 2012, 14:34 UTC. Recorded depth was 80km. USGS recorded magnitude 5.3 for the same earthquake and

July 15, 2012