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Moderate earthquake: M5.4 quake has struck near Kuril’sk in Russia

Earthquake location 44.8687S, 148.0265WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 42 km SSE of Kuril’sk, Russia (26 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 107.05 km (67 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:52:51 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 148.0265° East, 44.8687° North, depth 107.05 km. Id of earthquake: us2000dc4z. Event ids that are associated: us2000dc4z. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 19:52:51 / March 4, 2018 @ 7:52 pm.

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 42 km SSE of Kuril’sk, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 148.0265° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.8687° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km SSE 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 2018-03-04 19:52:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-04 20:05:40 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 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 3.959 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 149 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 us2000dc4z Id of event.
Event Code 2000dc4z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dc4z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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