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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 77 km SW of Kuril’sk, Russia



Earthquake location 44.7949S, 147.1183WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 77 km SW of Kuril’sk, Russia (48 miles). Unique identifier: us10008p8g. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008p8g. The temblor was detected at 07:39:52 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 20:39:52 / April 28, 2017 @ 8:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 129.34 km, 147.1183° East, 44.7949° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.34 km (80 miles).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km SW of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 147.1183° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.7949° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 129.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 77km SW of Kuril'sk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-28 20:39:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-19 18:03:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 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 3.31 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 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 us10008p8g Id of event.
Event Code 10008p8g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008p8g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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