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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag strikes near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia



Earthquake location 54.4337S, 160.5625WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 199 km NE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (124 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.97 km (52 miles). Exact location of event, depth 83.97 km, 160.5625° East, 54.4337° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007c8b. Unique identifier: us10007c8b. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:26:23 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 07:26:23 / November 25, 2016 @ 7:26 am UTC/GMT.

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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 199 km NE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 160.5625° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.4337° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 83.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 199km NE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-25 07:26:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-25 07:45:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 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 4.11 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 465 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 1.813 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 us10007c8b Id of event.
Event Code 10007c8b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007c8b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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