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M 7.7 - 198km ESE of Nikol'skoye, Russia

  1. Jul 18, 2017 #1


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    USGS reports a 7.7 Mag earthquake off Kamchatka Peninsula.
    2017-07-17 23:34:13 UTC - 54.472°N, 168.815°E - 11.0 km depth

    CNBC reports on a notification from U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
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  3. Jul 18, 2017 #2


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    Yikes, that's a big one!
  4. Jul 18, 2017 #3


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    yup a biggie ... it's still visible on my seismo for another 7 - 8 hrs ( from the time I wrote this post)


    there has been a very noticeable lack of M 7.0 - 7.9 events so far this year ... only 3 events

    7.3 189km SSE of Tabiauan, Philippines
    2017-01-10 06:13:48 UTC

    7.9 35km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
    2017-01-22 04:30:22 UTC

    7.7 198km ESE of Nikol'skoye, Russia
    2017-07-17 23:34:13 UTC

    This is well down on the avg where there should have been around 8-10 so far.
    The annual avg is 18 M 7.0 - 7.9 events, which equates to one approx every 20 days

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