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Major earthquake, 7 mag was detected near Kuril’sk in Russia

Earthquake location 44.7S, 148.9WA major earthquake magnitude 7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 99 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (62 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 163 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 10:33:45 / February 13, 2020 @ 10:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.9 East, latitude 44.7 North, depth = 163 km. Id of earthquake: at00q5mcj0. Event ids that are associated: at00q5mcj0. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kuril’sk in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:33:45 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter).

Each year there are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 99 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 148.9° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.7° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 163 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 99km SE of Kuril'sk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-13 10:33:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-13 11:00:20 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 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 1 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 754 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 482 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 10.799999136 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00q5mcj0 Id of event.
Event Code 00q5mcj0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00q5mcj0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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