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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia

Earthquake location 56.2567S, 160.6894WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 110 kilometers (68 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/12/16 / 2016-12-14 02:47:21 / December 14, 2016 @ 2:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 135.53 km (84 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007m13. Event ids that are associated: us10007m13. The temblor was reported at 14:47:21 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 160.6894° East, 56.2567° North, depth 135.53 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Klyuchi (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 12 km (7 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 110 km W of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 160.6894° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.2567° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 135.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 110km W of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-14 02:47:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-04 02:47:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 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 246 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 3.45 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us10007m13 Id of event.
Event Code 10007m13 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007m13, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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