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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Vostok in Russia



Earthquake location 49.2404S, 147.2847WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 123 km WNW of Vostok, Russia (76 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 14:04:03 / September 11, 2017 @ 2:04 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:04:03 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.2847 East, latitude 49.2404 North, depth = 566.43 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 566.43 km (352 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000ak2w. Event ids that are associated: us2000ak2w.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 123 km WNW of Vostok, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 147.2847° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.2404° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 566.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 123km WNW of Vostok, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-11 14:04:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-12 14:09:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 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 3.795 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 us2000ak2w Id of event.
Event Code 2000ak2w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ak2w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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