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Light earthquake 4 mag, 51 km SSE of Vrangel’, Russia



Earthquake location 42.2794S, 133.2124WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Vrangel’ in Russia. The temblor was reported at 08:11:29 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 472.56 km (294 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/15 / 2015-12-31 23:11:29 / December 31, 2015 @ 11:11 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 472.56 km, 133.2124° East, 42.2794° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004an6. Unique identifier: us10004an6.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preobrazheniye, Livadiya, Vladimiro-Aleksandrovskoye (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Nakhodka (c. 146 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Vrangel’ (c. 20 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Livadiya (c. 12 700 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Preobrazheniye (c. 9 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vladimiro-Aleksandrovskoye (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

Questions or comments?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 51 km SSE of Vrangel’, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 133.2124° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.2794° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 472.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km SSE of Vrangel', Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-12-31 23:11:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-15 06:24:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 246 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 2.117 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us10004an6 Id of event.
Event Code 10004an6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004an6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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