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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Tolstoy-Yurt in Russia

Earthquake location 43.4216S, 45.8099WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tolstoy-Yurt in Russia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 01:26:22 / March 6, 2017 @ 1:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 45.8099 East, latitude 43.4216 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008771. Unique identifier: us10008771. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:26:22 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dubki, Chermen, Kambileyevskoye (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Groznyy (c. 226 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Nazran’ (c. 164 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Khasavyurt (c. 126 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ordzhonikidzevskaya (c. 71 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kizlyar (c. 50 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Urus-Martan (c. 41 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Karabulak (c. 34 500 pop). Nearby 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 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 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: 3 km SE of Tolstoy-Yurt, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 45.8099° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.4216° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km SE of Tolstoy-Yurt, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-06 01:26:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-06 22:43:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 312 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 1.918 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 us10008771 Id of event.
Event Code 10008771 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008771, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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