Kuril Islands has a 6.8 earthquake

Strong earthquake, initially registered as M 6.8 but later revised to M6.4 struck Kuril Islands, Russia at 18:12:42 UTC on November 16, 2012 according to USGS. The epicenter was located 162 km (101 miles) SSW (198°) from Severo-Kuril’sk, Kuril Islands, Russia (49.200°N, 155.700°E) at depth of  4.9 km (3.0 miles) which was later changed to 29.1 km (18.1 miles). EMSC registered M 6.0, changed to  M 6.4 and revised finally to M 6.6 at the  depth of 60 km (37.3 miles) which was also changed to 5 km. Lots of revision in magnitudes and depth but generally we can agree that the magnitude ranged between 6.4 and 6.8...

Strong earthquake, initially registered as M 6.8 but later revised to M6.4 struck Kuril Islands, Russia at 18:12:42 UTC on November 16, 2012 according to USGS. The epicenter was located 162 km (101 miles) SSW (198°) from Severo-Kuril’sk, Kuril Islands, Russia (49.200°N, 155.700°E) at depth of  4.9 km (3.0 miles) which was later changed to 29.1 km (18.1 miles)EMSC registered M 6.0, changed to  M 6.4 and revised finally to M 6.6 at the  depth of 60 km (37.3 miles) which was also changed to 5 km.

Lots of revision in magnitudes and depth but generally we can agree that the magnitude ranged between 6.4 and 6.8 at depth from 5 to 60 km.

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