Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Kuril Islands, Russia

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Kuril Islands, Russia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Kuril Islands, Russia at 20:25 UTC on September 20, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 25 km (15 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 9 km (5.6 miles). The epicenter was located 375…

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Kuril Islands, Russia

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Kuril Islands, Russia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the Kuril Islands, Russia at 05:37 UTC on August 24, 2021. The agency is reporting and depth of 38 km (23.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). The epicenter was located…

Shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Russia – Mongolia border region

Shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Russia – Mongolia border region

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Russia – Mongolia border region at 21:32 UTC on January 11, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The quake was followed by M5.2 at…

Deep M6.4 earthquake hits Tatar Strait, Russia

Deep M6.4 earthquake hits Tatar Strait, Russia

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Tatar Strait, Russia at 22:54 UTC on November 30, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 586 km (364 miles). EMSC is reporting it as M6.0 at a depth of 583 km (362 miles). Interestingly, the quake hit at the…

Deep M6.4 earthquake hits Kamchatka, Russia

Deep M6.4 earthquake hits Kamchatka, Russia

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Kamchatka, Russia at 03:41 UTC (15:41 LT) on September 15, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 329 km (204 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 320 km (198 miles). The epicenter was located 13.7 km…

Strong M6.9 earthquake hits Kuril Islands at intermediate depth

Strong M6.9 earthquake hits Kuril Islands at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.9 hit Kuril Islands at 10:33 UTC on February 13, 2020, at a depth of 142.6 km (88.6 miles). The EMSC is reporting M6.9 at a depth of 150 km (93 miles). The epicenter was located 93 km (58 miles) ENE of Kuril'sk,…

Rare M6.3 earthquake hits Chukotskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug, Russia’s Far East

Rare M6.3 earthquake hits Chukotskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug, Russia’s Far East

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit sparsely populated Chukotskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug, Russia at 08:38 UTC (20:38 LT) on January 9, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and…

Deep M6.3 earthquake hits the Sea of Okhotsk, Russia

Deep M6.3 earthquake hits the Sea of Okhotsk, Russia

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit the Sea of Okhotsk, Russia at 08:26 UTC on November 20, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 487 km (302 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. This is the second M6+ earthquake of the day. It…

Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region

Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region

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…