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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region



Earthquake location 54.7947S, 167.9964WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 167.9964° East, latitude 54.7947° North, depth = 26.17 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7c7. Id of event: us2000a7c7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 19:40:12 / August 8, 2017 @ 7:40 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:40:12 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.17 km (16 miles).

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

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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. 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: Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 167.9964° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.7947° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-08 19:40:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-31 21:54:43 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 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 4.17 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us2000a7c7 Id of event.
Event Code 2000a7c7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a7c7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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