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Moderate earthquake: M5 quake strikes near Kuril’sk in Russia

Earthquake location 44.0873S, 149.1119WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (mg/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 160 kilometers (99 miles) from Kuril’sk in Russia. The temblor was reported at 06:44:50 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 28.21 km (18 miles). Global time of event 2014-10-15 08:44:50 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 149.1119 East, latitude 44.0873 North, depth 28.21 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 149.1119° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.0873° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 160km SE of Kuril'sk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-10-15 08:44:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-10-15 09:04:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 385 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources us A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.695 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usb000smc8 Id of event.
Event Code b000smc8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usb000smc8 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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