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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Paratunka in Russia

Earthquake location 52.3234S, 157.768WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Paratunka in Russia. The temblor was picked up at 18:22:24 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.09 km (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000a1c5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1c5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 06:22:24 / July 21, 2017 @ 6:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 157.768 East, latitude 52.3234 North, depth = 125.09 km.

Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vilyuchinsk (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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 76 km SSW of Paratunka, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 157.768° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.3234° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 125.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km SSW of Paratunka, 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 06:22:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-06 10:23:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 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 0.787 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 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 us2000a1c5 Id of event.
Event Code 2000a1c5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a1c5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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