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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag has occurred near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia


Earthquake location 55.6001S, 162.1166WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/07/24 / 2024-07-07 11:55:33 / July 7, 2024 @ 11:55 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.451 km (31 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 162.1166 East, latitude 55.6001 North, depth = 49.451 km. Event id: us7000mxl6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mxl6. The temblor was picked up at 11:55:33 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 113 km (70 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Klyuchi (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km SSW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 162.1166° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.6001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.451 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73 km SSW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-07 11:55:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-07 12:15:35 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 482 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 143 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.593 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 72 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 us7000mxl6 Id of event.
Event Code 7000mxl6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mxl6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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