Very strong and shallow earthquake magnitude 6.6 struck northeastern Sakha region of Russia on February 14, 2013 at 13:13 UTC. Epicenter of the earthquake was located 132 km WSW of Druzhina and 862 km NE of Markha at co-ordinates 67.613°N, 142.601°E, as per USGS report. Depth of the earthquake was 9.9 km. EMSC reported same magnitude at depth of 10 km and co-ordinates 67.65 N ; 142.55 E.
This report is based on preliminary data supplied by USGS and EMSC.
GDACS reported that this earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability. There are about 2000 people living within 100km
|Depth||9.9 km (6.2 miles)|
|Region||NORTHEASTERN SAKHA, RUSSIA|
|Distances||132 km (82 miles) WSW of Druzhina, Serbia
862 km (535 miles) NE of Markha, Russia
868 km (539 miles) NE of Yakutsk, Russia
982 km (610 miles) NNW of Magadan, Russia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 14.7 km (9.1 miles); depth +/- 2.8 km (1.7 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=607, Nph=608, Dmin=984.1 km, Rmss=1.18 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
Featured image: USGS Shake Map
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