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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Nikol’skoye in Russia



Earthquake location 54.2325S, 168.9838WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 220 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (137 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 07:32:56 / July 18, 2017 @ 7:32 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.9838 East, latitude 54.2325 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:32:56 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009z7e. Id of event: us20009z7e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 220 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 168.9838° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.2325° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 220km 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 2017-07-18 07:32:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-28 12:16:33 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 246 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 3.408 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 148 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 us20009z7e Id of event.
Event Code 20009z7e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009z7e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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