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Strong earthquake, 6.6 mag strikes near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia

Earthquake location 56.9205S, 162.734WA earthquake magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) strikes 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.734 East, latitude 56.9205 North, depth = 22.83 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 04:09:24 / March 29, 2017 @ 4:09 am. The temblor was reported at 16:09:24 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.83 km (14 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008vhl. Event ids that are associated: pt17088050, at00onk67q, us20008vhl.

Epicenter of the event was 133 km (83 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Klyuchi (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 78 km NNE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 162.734° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.9205° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 78km NNE 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 2017-03-29 04:09:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-29 04:25:33 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 6.55 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 1 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 670 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 ,pt,at,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 4.559 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 21 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20008vhl Id of event.
Event Code 20008vhl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt17088050,at00onk67q,us20008vhl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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