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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia

Earthquake location 56.1771S, 162.3176WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us10003ut4. Event ids that are associated: us10003ut4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:59:22 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 54.59 km, 162.3176° East, 56.1771° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.59 km (34 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/15 / 2015-11-05 01:59:22 / November 5, 2015 @ 1:59 am.

The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Klyuchi.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km WSW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 162.3176° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.1771° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WSW of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-05 01:59:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-05 02:24:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 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 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 416 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 3.812 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us10003ut4 Id of event.
Event Code 10003ut4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003ut4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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