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Strong earthquake 6.2 mag, 183 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia

Earthquake location 54.5816S, 168.6472WA earthquake with magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 183 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (114 miles). Exact location, longitude 168.6472° East, latitude 54.5816° North, depth = 7.92 km. The 6.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:05:08 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009wwj. Ids that are associated to the event: at00ot8esn, pt17198004, us20009wwj. A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikol’skoye in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.92 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 11:05:08 / July 17, 2017 @ 11:05 am UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 183 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 168.6472° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.5816° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 183km ESE 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 2017-07-17 11:05:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-17 11:28:10 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 5.23 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 591 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 ,at,pt,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 3.738 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 us20009wwj Id of event.
Event Code 20009wwj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00ot8esn,pt17198004,us20009wwj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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