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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Lorino in Russia

Earthquake location 65.6317S, -173.3444WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 76 km WNW of Lorino, Russia (47 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13540294. Unique identifier: ak13540294. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/16 / 2016-05-02 04:15:08 / May 2, 2016 @ 4:15 am UTC/GMT. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:15:08 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13.1 km, -173.3444° West, 65.6317° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 76 km WNW of Lorino, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -173.3444° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 65.6317° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km WNW of Lorino, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-02 04:15:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-09 22:05:43 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 178 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 291.599976672 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak13540294 Id of event.
Event Code 13540294 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13540294, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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