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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag has occurred near Zaysan in Kazakhstan



Earthquake location 47.2651S, 85.0189WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Zaysan in Kazakhstan on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 15:07:32 / April 4, 2017 @ 3:07 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 85.0189 East, latitude 47.2651 North, depth = 33.29 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.29 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008ebr. Event ids that are associated: us10008ebr. The temblor was reported at 21:07:32 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Zaysan (c. 17 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Tūghyl (c. 6 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tūghyl, Zaysan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Kazakhstan (c. 15 340 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 25 km SSE of Zaysan, Kazakhstan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 85.0189° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.2651° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km SSE of Zaysan, Kazakhstan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-04 15:07:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-04 15:28:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 449 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 1.924 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 30 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 us10008ebr Id of event.
Event Code 10008ebr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008ebr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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