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Major earthquake: M7 quake has struck near Kuril’sk in Russia

Earthquake location 44.7S, 148.9WA major earthquake with magnitude 7 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (62 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: pt20044002. Event ids that are associated: pt20044002. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.9 East, latitude 44.7 North, depth = 163 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kuril’sk in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 163 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:33:00 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 10:33:00 / February 13, 2020 @ 10:33 am.

Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 99 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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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 10:33:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-13 10:46:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 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 pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154.799987616 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 pt20044002 Id of event.
Event Code 20044002 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20044002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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