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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia

Earthquake location 57.0166S, 162.739WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km N of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (55 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us10008ddx. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008ddx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.97 km (27 miles). Global time and date of event 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 22:03:40 / March 30, 2017 @ 10:03 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:03:40 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.739 East, latitude 57.0166 North, depth = 42.97 km.

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km N of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 162.739° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.0166° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 89km N 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 2017-03-30 22:03:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-30 22:23:01 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 369 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 4.641 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us10008ddx Id of event.
Event Code 10008ddx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008ddx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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