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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Yelizovo in Russia



Earthquake location 53.986S, 158.6429WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Yelizovo in Russia on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.6429 East, latitude 53.986 North, depth = 167.82 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 03:42:23 / January 30, 2016 @ 3:42 am. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:42:23 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 167.82 km (104 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004vwj. Unique identifier: us20004vwj.

The epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Yelizovo.

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km N of Yelizovo, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 158.6429° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.986° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 167.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 90km N of Yelizovo, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-30 03:42:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-30 04:02:14 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 400 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 0.964 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us20004vwj Id of event.
Event Code 20004vwj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004vwj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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