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Earthquake: M 6.8 quake strikes near Klintsy in Russia

Earthquake location 52.8S, 32WA earthquake magnitude 6.8 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Klintsy in Russia. The temblor was reported at 09:59:36 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 2015-02-13 06:59:36 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 32 East, latitude 52.8 North, depth 10 km.

Close countries, Belarus (c. 9 685 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Gomel (c. 481 000 pop), 133 km (83 miles) from Zhlobin (c. 73 100 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Klintsy (c. 66 300 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Rechytsa (c. 65 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Novozybkov (c. 42 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Berezna, Mstsislaw, Seshcha.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 32° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.8° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km WNW of Klintsy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-02-13 18:59:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-13 19:13:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 0 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 711 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources pt A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pt15044001 Id of event.
Event Code 15044001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS pt15044001 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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