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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag has occurred near Yelizovo in Russia

Earthquake location 53.5061S, 158.7068WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Yelizovo in Russia on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 07:45:40 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/24 / 2024-06-23 07:45:40 / June 23, 2024 @ 7:45 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000mu31. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000mu31. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 131.995 km, 158.7068° East, 53.5061° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 131.995 km (82 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Yelizovo (min 5000 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 41 km NNE of Yelizovo, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 158.7068° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.5061° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 131.995 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41 km NNE of Yelizovo, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-23 07:45:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-23 08:04:15 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 432 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 107 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.724 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 us7000mu31 Id of event.
Event Code 7000mu31 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mu31, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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