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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia



Earthquake location 56.1724S, 163.1283WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 40 km E of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 163.1283° East, latitude 56.1724° North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us10007vkd. Event ids that are associated: us10007vkd. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/17 / 2017-01-10 14:47:07 / January 10, 2017 @ 2:47 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:47:07 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 40 km E of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 163.1283° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.1724° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km E 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 2017-01-10 14:47:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-06 19:16:04 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 271 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 4.091 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us10007vkd Id of event.
Event Code 10007vkd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007vkd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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