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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag strikes near Kuril’sk in Russia



Earthquake location 45.189S, 146.28WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km W of Kuril’sk, Russia (78 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 22:32:23 / November 29, 2017 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.28 East, latitude 45.189 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000bj3n. Event ids that are associated: us1000bj3n. The temblor was detected at 08:32:23 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 126 km W of Kuril’sk, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 146.28° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.189° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 126km W of Kuril'sk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-29 22:32:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-29 22:51:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 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 449 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 2.84 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us1000bj3n Id of event.
Event Code 1000bj3n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000bj3n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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