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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 239 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia

Earthquake location 54.1835S, 169.271WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 239 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (149 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 169.271 East, latitude 54.1835 North, depth = 20.38 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:07:04 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000ab8n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ab8n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 08:07:04 / August 24, 2017 @ 8:07 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.38 km (13 miles).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 239 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 169.271° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.1835° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.38 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 2017-08-24 08:07:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-24 08:24:09 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 369 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 3.234 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us2000ab8n Id of event.
Event Code 2000ab8n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ab8n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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