Magnitude 6.0 KURIL ISLANDS 08-Jul-12 (277210)

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Preliminary Details

Derived from Event Data Source: EMSC See location map below

  • Date-Time: Sunday, July 08, 2012 @ 11:33:01 UTC
  • Earthquake location: 45.532°N, 151.249°E
  • Earthquake depth: 10.0 km
  • Distances:
    1. 835 km NE Sapporo (pop 1,883,027 ; local time 20:33:01.7 2012-07-08)
    2. 613 km E Kitami (pop 113,137 ; local time 20:33:01.7 2012-07-08)
    3. 513 km NE Nemuro (pop 31,223 ; local time 20:33:01.7 2012-07-08)
  • Event ID: 277210

I have posted this because JMA also have it at 6.1 Ml, where as USGS has 5.8 Mt

The GeoAzur SCARDEC analysis is 6.1

I believe this may be a Mag 6.0 on USGS eventually.

Update 19th July 2012: Today USGS upgraded to a Mag 6.0 Mw as predicted.

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