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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Nikol’skoye in Russia



Earthquake location 55.3579S, 166.7589WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 52 km ENE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (32 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:50:52 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 166.7589° East, 55.3579° North, depth 29.32 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ad5p. Event ids that are associated: us2000ad5p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.32 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 08:50:52 / August 25, 2017 @ 8:50 am.

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

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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: 52 km ENE of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 166.7589° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.3579° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km ENE 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 2017-08-25 08:50:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-13 08:58:15 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 298 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 5.063 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 us2000ad5p Id of event.
Event Code 2000ad5p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ad5p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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