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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia

Earthquake location 52.9488S, 160.8226WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 146 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (91 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.32 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 160.8226 East, latitude 52.9488 North, depth = 22.32 km. Global time and date of event 31/08/15 / 2015-08-31 05:04:39 / August 31, 2015 @ 5:04 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:04:39 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003697. Event ids that are associated: us10003697.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 146 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 160.8226° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.9488° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 146km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-08-31 05:04:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-31 06:15:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.315 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10003697 Id of event.
Event Code 10003697 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003697, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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