Information message about the tangible earthquake in the western part of Sakhalin Island on August 14, 2016

The tangible earthquake M=5.6 has occurred on August 14, 2016 at 11:15 GMT (14:15 Moscow time) in the western part of Sakhalin Island.

Parameters of the earthquake have been determined in the Alert Service (AS) of Information Processing Center (IPC) of Geophysical Survey of RAS in Obninsk with station data obtained from digital and analog seismic stations of Russia, countries of CIS and from abroad. Alert message on this earthquake has been delivered in 10 min after registration to the Ministry of Emergency of the Russian Federation (EMERCOM).

Preliminary processing has been done with data from 27 stations, accurate processing - with data from 51.

Map presents with red marker the epicenter of this earthquake, its origin was located in the western part of Sakhalin Island, at a depth of 25 km, 56 km S of Aleksandrovsk, 149 km N of Uglegorsk, 166 km S-S-W of Nogliki.
Time in origin (GMT) Latitude, degree Longitude, degree Depth, km Stations number Ms/N mb/N I0 (calculated) GAP Center
1 11:15:14.5 50.41 142.33 25.0 51 5.6/23 5.8/21 6.5 43 GS RAS(Verified)
Federal research center, Geophysical survey of Russian Academy of Sciences
2 11:15:14.2 50.51 142.08 33.0 27 6.1/12 6.5 GS RAS(Preliminary)
Federal research center, Geophysical survey of Russian Academy of Sciences
3 11:15:15.7 50.38 142.37 20.0 609 Mw 5.8 43 CSEM
European - Mediterranean seismological center
4 11:15:14.7 50.43 142.26 10.0 191 5.9/99 83 NEIC
National Earthquakes Information Center of US Geological Service