Friday, May 24, 2013

Magnitude 8.3 Earthquake of Sea of Okhotsk near Esso, Russia 2013 May 24

2013-05-24 05:44:49 UTC : Sea of Okhotsk near Esso, Russia EARTHQUAKE

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Magnitude: 8.3

Event Time: Time and Date Starting of Earthquake Rupture 

2013-05-24 05:44:49 UTC

2013-05-24 15:44:49 UTC+10:00 at epicenter

Earthquake data:

Location : Position of Epicenter 

54.874°N 153.280°E

Depth : Depth of starting Rupture 

608.9km (378.4mi)

Region : Sea of Okhotsk near Esso, Russia
sea of okhotsk near esso, russia earthquake 2013 MAY 24

Directions and Distances :Directions and Distances from Geographical Reference in Close Proximity Which can be effected by Location Uncertainty

a) 362km (225mi) WSW of Esso, Russia

b) 383km (238mi) WNW of Yelizovo, Russia

c) 400km (249mi) NW of Vilyuchinsk, Russia

406km (252mi) WNW of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia

e) 2374km (1475mi) NNE of Tokyo, Japan

Location Uncertainty: 
8.3 Mww
54.874°N, 153.281°E
± 14.6 km
608.9 km
± 9.4 km
Number of Phase Applied1

Minimum Distance2
350.7 km (3.15°)

Travel Time Residual3
0.92 sec

Azimuthal Gap4

1Number of phase Applied: 
In determining location of hypocenter, applied number of observations on P waves and S waves. The greater the more accurate prediction of EQ.

2Minimum Distance:
 Horizontal distance of nearest Station measured in Km from epicenter. The smaller the more accuracy in prediction of depth of EQ.

3Travel Time Residual:
 A way of measurement of fit of arrival time observed to arrival time predicted for particular location. The smaller the better fit of data.

4Azimuthal Gap: 
Expressed in degree; the smaller the smaller the error in horizontal positioning of EQ. Large uncertainty is considered when exceeds 180° (both depth and location)

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