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

Earthquake location 48.9156S, 156.0813WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 196 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (122 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 15:16:30 / October 14, 2015 @ 3:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 156.0813° East, latitude 48.9156° North, depth = 43.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.23 km (27 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:16:30 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10003q9d. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003q9d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 196 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 156.0813° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.9156° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 196km 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 15:16:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-29 23:43:33 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 4.32 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us10003q9d Id of event.
Event Code 10003q9d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003q9d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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