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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag strikes near Novyy Uoyan in Russia

Earthquake location 56.1951S, 111.9763WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 17 km ENE of Novyy Uoyan, Russia (11 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:31:47 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005001. Event ids that are associated: us20005001. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 20:31:47 / February 13, 2016 @ 8:31 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.64 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 111.9763 East, latitude 56.1951 North, depth = 21.64 km.

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 17 km ENE of Novyy Uoyan, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 111.9763° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.1951° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km ENE of Novyy Uoyan, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-13 20:31:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-13 20:55:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 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 8.874 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us20005001 Id of event.
Event Code 20005001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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