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Strong earthquake, 6.1 mag strikes near Ozernovskiy in Russia

Earthquake location 50.5242S, 159.9397WA earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 263 km ESE of Ozernovskiy, Russia (163 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9.85 km, 159.9397° East, 50.5242° North. Event id: us2000k6u4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k6u4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.85 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/19 / 2019-03-28 22:06:49 / March 28, 2019 @ 10:06 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:06:49 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter).

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 has struck near. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 263 km ESE of Ozernovskiy, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 159.9397° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.5242° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 263km ESE of Ozernovskiy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-28 22:06:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-28 22:29:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.629 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 573 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 2.628 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us2000k6u4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000k6u4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000k6u4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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