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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Yelizovo in Russia



Earthquake location 53.2657S, 157.7938WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Yelizovo in Russia. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:02:33 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 157.7938° East, latitude 53.2657° North, depth = 171.51 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 19:02:33 / February 5, 2016 @ 7:02 pm. Id of earthquake: us20004z22. Event ids that are associated: us20004z22. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 171.51 km (107 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Vilyuchinsk, Yelizovo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).

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

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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. 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: 40 km WNW of Yelizovo, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 157.7938° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.2657° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 171.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km WNW 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 2016-02-05 19:02:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-09 18:56:47 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 298 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 0.167 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us20004z22 Id of event.
Event Code 20004z22 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004z22, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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