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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Shikotan in Russia

Earthquake location 44.0747S, 147.2263WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 50 km NE of Shikotan, Russia (31 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:21:06 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000anbx. Id of event: us7000anbx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 13:21:06 / July 14, 2020 @ 1:21 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 70.19 km (44 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.2263 East, latitude 44.0747 North, depth = 70.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km NE of Shikotan, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 147.2263° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.0747° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50 km NE of Shikotan, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-14 13:21:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-14 13:40:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 416 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 3.338 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 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 us7000anbx Id of event.
Event Code 7000anbx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000anbx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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