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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 217 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia



Earthquake location 54.3186S, 169.0054WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 217 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (135 miles). Event id: us20009y9e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009y9e. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 21:16:51 / July 19, 2017 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 169.0054° East, 54.3186° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:16:51 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 217 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 169.0054° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.3186° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 217km ESE of Nikol'skoye, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-19 21:16:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-19 21:40:48 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 284 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 6.29 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 162 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 us20009y9e Id of event.
Event Code 20009y9e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009y9e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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