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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia



Earthquake location 56.8039S, 162.8565WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 68 km NNE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (42 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:28:04 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 51.18 km, 162.8565° East, 56.8039° North. 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 51.18 km (32 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008fak. Event ids that are associated: us10008fak. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/04/17 / 2017-04-06 21:28:04 / April 6, 2017 @ 9:28 pm UTC/GMT.

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km NNE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 162.8565° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.8039° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km 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 2017-04-06 21:28:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-06 21:49:17 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 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 4.499 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 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 us10008fak Id of event.
Event Code 10008fak An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008fak, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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