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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Kuril’sk in Russia



Earthquake location 46.3234S, 150.2476WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 220 km NE of Kuril’sk, Russia (137 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:25:24 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20005y3d. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005y3d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 173.56 km (108 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/16 / 2016-05-26 13:25:24 / May 26, 2016 @ 1:25 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 150.2476 East, latitude 46.3234 North, depth = 173.56 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 220 km NE of Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 150.2476° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.3234° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 173.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 220km NE of Kuril'sk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-26 13:25:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-26 20:23:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 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 326 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 5.195 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 136 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 us20005y3d Id of event.
Event Code 20005y3d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005y3d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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