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Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Nikol’skoye in Russia

Earthquake location 55.1244S, 164.7255WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 81 km W of Nikol’skoye, Russia (50 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:06:53 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.97 km (19 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 164.7255 East, latitude 55.1244 North, depth = 29.97 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 04:06:53 / November 25, 2016 @ 4:06 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007c7q. Id of event: us10007c7q.

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 81 km W of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 164.7255° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.1244° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 81km W of Nikol'skoye, 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 04:06:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-25 04:18:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 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 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 4.151 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 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 us10007c7q Id of event.
Event Code 10007c7q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007c7q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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