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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag has occurred near Ural Mountains region, Russia

Earthquake location 54.7854S, 57.9682WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Ural Mountains region, Russia kilometers (0 miles) from Ural Mountains region, Russia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h8g8. Id of event: us2000h8g8. Exact location of event, longitude 57.9682 East, latitude 54.7854 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 22:58:19 / September 4, 2018 @ 10:58 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:58:19 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 96 km (59 miles) from Beloretsk (c. 70 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Satka (c. 49 400 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Uchaly (c. 45 700 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Uchaly (c. 37 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Trëkhgornyy (c. 34 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Asha (c. 33 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Ust’-Katav (c. 25 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Uchaly, Uchaly, Iglino (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Ural Mountains region, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 57.9682° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.7854° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Ural Mountains region, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-04 22:58:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-04 23:17:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.681 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 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 us2000h8g8 Id of event.
Event Code 2000h8g8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h8g8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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