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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Vrangel’ in Russia

Earthquake location 41.285S, 133.1941WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 160 km S of Vrangel’, Russia (99 miles). Event id: us20005grp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005grp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 133.1941 East, latitude 41.285 North, depth = 478.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 478.7 km (297 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 03:19:29 / April 10, 2016 @ 3:19 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:19:29 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter).

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 160 km S of Vrangel’, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 133.1941° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.285° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 478.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 160km S 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 2016-04-10 03:19:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-10 05:10:19 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 259 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 3.045 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 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 us20005grp Id of event.
Event Code 20005grp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005grp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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