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
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