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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia



Earthquake location 55.5635S, 160.6129WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia kilometers (0 miles) from Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 16:45:42 / July 13, 2017 @ 4:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.06 km (88 miles). Exact location, longitude 160.6129° East, latitude 55.5635° North, depth = 142.06 km. The temblor was detected at 16:45:42 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009y0r. Unique identifier: us20009y0r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Klyuchi (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).

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

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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: Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 160.6129° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.5635° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 142.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-13 16:45:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-11 17:42:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 271 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 2.793 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us20009y0r Id of event.
Event Code 20009y0r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009y0r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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