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Major earthquake, 7.4 mag has occurred near Nikol’skoye in Russia



Earthquake location 54.4673S, 168.8587WA major earthquake magnitude 7.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 201 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (125 miles). The 7.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:34:13 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikol’skoye in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009x42. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00ot9dh6, pt17198005, us20009x42. Exact location of event, longitude 168.8587 East, latitude 54.4673 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 23:34:13 / July 17, 2017 @ 11:34 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Each year there are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 201 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 168.8587° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.4673° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 201km 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 23:34:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-17 23:58:23 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 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 842 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 3.576 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ms_20 The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009x42 Id of event.
Event Code 20009x42 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00ot9dh6,pt17198005,us20009x42, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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