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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Severo-Kuril’sk in Russia

Earthquake location 49.1199S, 156.0306WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 173 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (107 miles). Unique identifier: us10003q9g. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003q9g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 16:30:51 / October 14, 2015 @ 4:30 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:30:51 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.78 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, depth 50.78 km, 156.0306° East, 49.1199° North.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 173 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 156.0306° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.1199° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 173km S of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-14 16:30:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-30 00:19:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 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 284 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 4.129 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 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 us10003q9g Id of event.
Event Code 10003q9g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003q9g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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