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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 239 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia

Earthquake location 54.1647S, 169.2603WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 239 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (149 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:09:50 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 169.2603 East, latitude 54.1647 North, depth = 18.81 km. Unique identifier: us2000a3zi. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3zi. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 07:09:50 / August 3, 2017 @ 7:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.81 km (12 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 239 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 169.2603° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.1647° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 239km 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 2017-08-03 07:09:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-03 07:23:43 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 298 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 6.42 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 141 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 us2000a3zi Id of event.
Event Code 2000a3zi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a3zi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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