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Earthquake: M 5 quake strikes near Uglegorsk in Russia

Earthquake location 48.9398S, 141.9829WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (mg/mb) has striked on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Uglegorsk in Russia. The temblor was reported at 10:09:35 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 575.38 km (358 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-14 12:09:35 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 141.9829 East, latitude 48.9398 North, depth 575.38 km.

Close countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Poronaysk (c. 16 700 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Uglegorsk (c. 12 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Shakhtersk (c. 10 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Makarov (c. 6 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poronaysk, Makarov, Shakhtersk.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.9829° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.9398° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 575.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SSW of Uglegorsk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-14 12:09:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-14 12:27:15 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 2.05 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 usc000tfln Id of event.
Event Code c000tfln An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tfln A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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