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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Yelizovo in Russia

Earthquake location 54.0997S, 158.7447WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 104 km NNE of Yelizovo, Russia (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:53:49 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 158.7447° East, latitude 54.0997° North, depth = 160.96 km. Unique identifier: us20004w0g. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004w0g. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 06:53:49 / January 30, 2016 @ 6:53 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 160.96 km (100 miles).

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

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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: 104 km NNE of Yelizovo, 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 158.7447° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.0997° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 160.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 104km NNE of Yelizovo, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-30 06:53:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-30 09:08:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 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 1.08 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 117 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 us20004w0g Id of event.
Event Code 20004w0g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004w0g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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