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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Shebunino in Russia

Earthquake location 46.222S, 142.1306WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Shebunino in Russia on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.1306 East, latitude 46.222 North, depth = 17.37 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wt7. Unique identifier: us10008wt7. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:52:05 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.37 km (11 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 07:52:05 / May 31, 2017 @ 7:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Kholmsk, Korsakov (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (c. 176 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Korsakov (c. 35 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kholmsk (c. 32 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Nevel’sk (c. 17 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Aniva (c. 8 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Gornozavodsk (c. 5 600 pop).

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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: 31 km SE of Shebunino, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.1306° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.222° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km SE of Shebunino, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-31 07:52:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-29 12:23:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 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 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 0.855 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us10008wt7 Id of event.
Event Code 10008wt7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008wt7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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