Mw 6.1 Kuril Islands
updated 24 August 2021

On 24 August 2021 a strong earthquake occurred at the Kuril Islands at a depth of 30 km. The seismic event occurred at 05:37:50 UTC and had an estimated moment magnitude (Mw) 6.1.

The earthquake occurred at a planetary peak converging with a lunar peak on the 24th. Note that a day earlier the Moon lined up with Mars and early on the 24th with Neptune. Two days earlier a small atmospheric peak indicated the possibility of an upcoming strong shake in the Kamchatka Region, Rat Islands, Kuril Islands. See also the Telegram post below.

Earth-Mercury-Mars        2021-08-19,  3:23:37  162°30'42"
Sun-Earth-Jupiter         2021-08-20,  0:17:02  326°55'40"
Mercury-Sun-Uranus        2021-08-24,  9:47:15   41°40'27"
Mercury-Earth-Neptune     2021-08-25,  1:00:00  352°01'47"

Moon-Earth-Mars           2021-08-23, 16:16:21  165°23'37"
Moon-Earth-Mercury        2021-08-24,  1:33:36  170°30'37"
Earth-Moon-Neptune        2021-08-24,  4:22:32  352°03'06"
					
SSGI chart
SSGI depiction of planetary (PG) and lunar (LG) geometry

atmospheric electricity
atmospheric electricity before the earthquake