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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,...

February 13, 2020

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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...

November 20, 2019

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Scientists discover evidence of super-fast deep earthquake

As scientists learn more about earthquakes that rupture at fault zones near the planet’s surface — and the mechanisms that trigger them — an even more intriguing earthquake mystery lies deeper in the planet.Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanogr

July 10, 2014

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Very strong earthquake M 6.7 off shore Kamchatka

A very strong and deep earthquake M 6.7 hit off shore Kamchatka (Sea of Okhotsk) on October 1, 2013 at 03:38 UTC. Both USGS and EMSC report same magnitude at depth of about 570 km. Epicenter was located at sea, 316 km (196 miles) NW of Ozernovskiy and 394 km (245

October 01, 2013


Massive and deep earthquake M 8.3 struck Sea of Okhotsk

A massive but deep earthquake M 8.3 struck Sea of Okhotsk on May 24, 2013 at 05:49 UTC. By preliminary reports, USGS has measured depth od 601 km, EMSC 599 km. The epicenter was about 403 km WNW of area previously reported for strong earthquake swarm,

May 24, 2013


Very strong magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck Sea of Okhotsk

A very strong earthquake with recorded magnitude of 7.7 struck Sea of Okhotsk on August 14, 2012 at 2:59 UTC according to USGS. The earthquake had massive depth of 625.9 km (388.9 miles) so no tsunami is expected. Epicenter is located 158 km (98 miles) ENE

August 14, 2012