Friday, May 24, 2013

8.3 Magnitude Earthquake SEA OF OKHOTSK - 24th May 2013

Magnitude Mw 8.3
Region SEA OF OKHOTSK
Date time 2013-05-24 05:44:48.0 UTC
Location 54.91 N ; 153.34 E
Depth 598 km
Distances
357 km W of Esso, Russia / pop: 1,965 / local time: 18:44:48.0 2013-05-24

Tsunami EVALUATION
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* NO TSUNAMI THREAT EXISTS FOR THE AREAS LISTED ABOVE.

* DUE TO THE DEPTH OF THE EARTHQUAKE NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED.


PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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* MAGNITUDE 8.2
* ORIGIN TIME 2145 AKDT MAY 23 2013
2245 PDT MAY 23 2013
0545 UTC MAY 24 2013
* COORDINATES 54.7 NORTH 153.4 EAST
* DEPTH 385 MILES
* LOCATION SEA OF OKHOTSK