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Strong earthquake 6.9 mag, 92 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia

Earthquake location 45.6679S, 148.8931WA earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia (57 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 142.58 km, 148.8931° East, 45.6679° North. The 6.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:33:44 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.58 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 10:33:44 / February 13, 2020 @ 10:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kuril’sk in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007pa9. Event ids that are associated: us70007pa9, pt20044002.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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. 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: 92 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 148.8931° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.6679° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 142.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 92km ENE 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 10:33:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-13 10:54:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.014 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 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 735 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,pt, 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 4.441 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us70007pa9 Id of event.
Event Code 70007pa9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007pa9,pt20044002, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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