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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag strikes near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia

Earthquake location 55.7307S, 161.968WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/18 / 2018-11-14 21:29:38 / November 14, 2018 @ 9:29 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:29:38 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.56 km (38 miles). Exact location of event, depth 60.56 km, 161.968° East, 55.7307° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hrvr. Id of event: us1000hrvr.

Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Klyuchi. 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km SSW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 161.968° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.7307° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km SSW of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-14 21:29:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-14 21:47:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 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 385 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 3.335 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us1000hrvr Id of event.
Event Code 1000hrvr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hrvr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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