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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Tymovskoye in Russia



Earthquake location 50.366S, 142.3754WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Tymovskoye in Russia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/16 / 2016-08-17 14:03:19 / August 17, 2016 @ 2:03 pm. Exact location of event, depth 13.7 km, 142.3754° East, 50.366° North. The temblor was reported at 00:03:19 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.7 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ef7. Id of event: us10006ef7.

Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Smirnykh, Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinskiy, Tymovskoye. Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinskiy (c. 12 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Tymovskoye (c. 8 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Smirnykh (c. 7 100 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km SSW of Tymovskoye, Russia. This information 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 142.3754° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.366° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km SSW of Tymovskoye, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-17 14:03:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-09 12:22:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 3.419 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 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 us10006ef7 Id of event.
Event Code 10006ef7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006ef7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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