Mega Quake Strikes Sea of Okhotsk
Posted by feww on May 24, 2013
Magnitude 8.2 Mega Quake Hits Sea of Okhotsk as Forecast
The quake, centered at 54.870°N, 153.334°E, some 360km WSW of Esso, Russia, struck at a depth of about 600km.
On March 1, 2013 in Significant Earthquakes Strike off Kuril Islands, Eastern Russia FIRE-EARTH said:
FIRE-EARTH models suggest a Mega Quake could strike the region in the next few weeks with a probability of about 70 percent.
- Event Time: 2013-05-24 05:44 UTC [2013-05-24 15:44:49 UTC+10:00 at epicenter]
- Location: 54.870°N 153.334°E
- Depth: 601.8km (373.9mi)
- 359km (223mi) WSW of Esso, Russia
- 379km (235mi) WNW of Yelizovo, Russia
- 396km (246mi) NW of Vilyuchinsk, Russia
- 403km (250mi) WNW of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia
- 2375km (1476mi) NNE of Tokyo, Japan
- NO major tsunami expected.
Earthquake details and map sourced from USGS/EHP.
- Significant Seismic Activity Off KURIL ISLANDS, E Russia March 1, 2013
- DISASTER Diary – 21 May 2013 [At least 2 dozen significant quakes, measuring between 5.0 and 6.0Mw, have struck off the east coast of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia since Monday May 20, 2013. ]
FIRE-EARTH Forecast for the Next Mega Quake
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