Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Strong World Earthquakes Magnitude 6–6.9

Strong earthquake, 6 mag has occurred near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia

Earthquake location 55.5822S, 162.0447WA earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.0447 East, latitude 55.5822 North, depth = 58.67 km. The 6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:21:51 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/18 / 2018-11-14 21:21:51 / November 14, 2018 @ 9:21 pm. Unique identifier: us1000hrv1. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hrv1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.67 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 111 km (69 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Klyuchi.

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.

Questions or comments?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 76 km SSW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.

Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 162.0447° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.5822° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km 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 21:21:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-14 21:42:12 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 5.08 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 554 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 3.244 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22 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 us1000hrv1 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hrv1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hrv1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply