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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Severo-Kuril’sk in Russia

Earthquake location 48.4898S, 154.659WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 265 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (165 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 154.659 East, latitude 48.4898 North, depth = 55.75 km. Event id: us10006qa3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006qa3. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:28:25 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 23:28:25 / September 16, 2016 @ 11:28 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.75 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 265 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 154.659° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.4898° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 265km SSW of Severo-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 2016-09-16 23:28:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-16 23:47:00 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 340 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 5.009 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 164 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 us10006qa3 Id of event.
Event Code 10006qa3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006qa3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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