Moderate Earthquake Off East Coast Of Kamchatka 21-May-13 (b000h0hd)

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Preliminary Details

Derived from Event Data Sources: USGS, EMSC and GFZ Potsdam
See location map below for area of event.

Details from USGS

  • Magnitude 5.7 Mw (was 6.0 Mwp)
    Amended at 29/05/2013 11:34am GMT.
  • Date-Time: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 @ 04:59:37 UTC
  • Earthquake location: 52.325°N, 160.023°E
  • Earthquake depth: 37.1 km
  • Distances:
    1. 122km (75mi) SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia
    2. 128km (79mi) ESE of Vilyuchinsk, Russia
    3. 146km (90mi) SE of Yelizovo, Russia
    4. 989km (614mi) SE of Magadan, Russia
    5. 2447km (1520mi) NE of Tokyo, Japan
  • Event ID: usb000h0hd

Details from EMSC

  • Magnitude Mw 6.0 5.7
  • Region OFF EAST COAST OF KAMCHATKA
  • Date time 2013-05-21 04:59:37.0 UTC
  • Location 52.28 N ; 160.19 E
  • Depth 38 km
  • Distances
    1. 2452 km NE of Tokyo, Japan / pop: 8,336,599 /
      local time: 13:59:37.0 2013-05-21
    2. 134 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia / pop: 187,282 /
      local time: 17:59:37.0 2013-05-21

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Image source: EMSC

Details from GFZ Potsdam

  • F-E Region: Off East Coast of Kamchatka
  • Time: 2013-05-21 04:59:38.1 UTC
  • Magnitude: 5.6 (Mw)
  • Epicenter: 160.13°E 52.29°N
  • Depth: 34 km
  • Status: M – manually revised

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GFZ Event gfz2013jwei
13/05/21 04:59:38.19
Off East Coast of Kamchatka
Epicenter: 52.29 160.13
MW 5.6

GFZ MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
Depth  31         No. of sta: 56
Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**17 Nm
  Mrr= 2.64       Mtt=-0.74
  Mpp=-1.90       Mrt= 0.55
  Mrp= 1.07       Mtp=-1.20
Principal axes:
  T  Val=  2.91  Plg=78  Azm=293
  N        0.01       2       31
  P       -2.91      12      122

Best Double Couple:Mo=2.9*10**17
 NP1:Strike=214 Dip=33 Slip=  93
 NP2:        30     57        88

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