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Moderate earthquake 5.4 mag, 50 km SW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia

Earthquake location 55.928S, 161.8776WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.14 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:26:57 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 161.8776° East, latitude 55.928° North, depth = 43.14 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000535g. Id of event: us6000535g. Global time and date of event 09/08/19 / 2019-08-09 21:26:57 / August 9, 2019 @ 9:26 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Klyuchi. Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 50 km SW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 161.8776° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.928° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km SW 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 2019-08-09 21:26:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-09 21:46:57 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 3.949 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 3.466 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 us6000535g Id of event.
Event Code 6000535g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000535g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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