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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 98 km SSE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia



Earthquake location 55.4608S, 163.2492WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 98 km SSE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (61 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 163.2492° East, 55.4608° North, depth 42.25 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 11:23:35 / August 14, 2017 @ 11:23 am. The temblor was picked up at 22:23:35 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.25 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a9dy. Unique identifier: us2000a9dy.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 98 km SSE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 163.2492° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.4608° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 98km SSE of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-14 11:23:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-25 07:09:06 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 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 3.639 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 164 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 us2000a9dy Id of event.
Event Code 2000a9dy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a9dy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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