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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia



Earthquake location 53.501S, 161.311WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 184 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (114 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009ytn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ytn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.25 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 05:09:48 / July 21, 2017 @ 5:09 am. Exact location of event, depth 37.25 km, 161.311° East, 53.501° North. The temblor was reported at 16:09:48 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter).

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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 184 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 161.311° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.501° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 184km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-21 05:09:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-21 05:28:20 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 326 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 1.668 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us20009ytn Id of event.
Event Code 20009ytn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009ytn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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