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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag was detected near Shikotan in Russia

Earthquake location 43.7598S, 148.0337WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 105 km E of Shikotan, Russia (65 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:55:26 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003l7d. Id of event: us70003l7d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.03 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 148.0337 East, latitude 43.7598 North, depth = 42.03 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/19 / 2019-05-14 20:55:26 / May 14, 2019 @ 8:55 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 105 km E of Shikotan, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 148.0337° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.7598° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 105km E of Shikotan, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-14 20:55:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-14 21:12:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 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 3.511 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 500 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 3.946 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us70003l7d Id of event.
Event Code 70003l7d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003l7d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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