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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Troitskoye in Russia

Earthquake location 46.9291S, 142.3838WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Troitskoye in Russia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.3838° East, 46.9291° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:08:07 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 19:08:07 / June 8, 2017 @ 7:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009ldn. Unique identifier: us20009ldn.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (c. 176 500 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Korsakov (c. 35 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Kholmsk (c. 32 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Nevel’sk (c. 17 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Dolinsk (c. 12 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Aniva (c. 8 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gornozavodsk, Dolinsk, Nevel’sk (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. 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: 19 km W of Troitskoye, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.3838° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.9291° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km W of Troitskoye, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-08 19:08:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-06 21:55:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.6 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 299 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 0.259 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 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 us20009ldn Id of event.
Event Code 20009ldn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009ldn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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