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Strong earthquake 6.4 mag, 13 km WNW of Esso, Russia

Earthquake location 55.9569S, 158.4936WA earthquake with magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) was reported 13 km WNW of Esso, Russia (8 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us7000bnd1. Event ids that are associated: us7000bnd1. Exact location, longitude 158.4936° East, latitude 55.9569° North, depth = 329.73 km. The 6.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:41:27 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 329.73 km (205 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 03:41:27 / September 15, 2020 @ 3:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km WNW of Esso, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 158.4936° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.9569° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 329.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km WNW of Esso, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-15 03:41:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-15 03:55:38 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 630 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 2.892 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 us7000bnd1 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bnd1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bnd1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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