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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 213 km SE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia

Earthquake location 49.2622S, 158.1385WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 213 km SE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (132 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.1385 East, latitude 49.2622 North, depth = 36.03 km. The temblor was detected at 04:21:46 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.03 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70008fve. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008fve. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 17:21:46 / March 25, 2020 @ 5:21 pm UTC/GMT.

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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 213 km SE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 158.1385° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.2622° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 213km SE of Severo-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 2020-03-25 17:21:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-25 17:36:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 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 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 400 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 3.78 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us70008fve Id of event.
Event Code 70008fve An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008fve, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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