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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Shebunino in Russia

Earthquake location 46.1836S, 142.0939WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Shebunino in Russia on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 03:14:08 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 142.0939° East, latitude 46.1836° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us1000az6p. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000az6p. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 17:14:08 / October 31, 2017 @ 5:14 pm UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Wakkanai (c. 41 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Korsakov (c. 35 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Makubetsu (c. 25 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Nevel’sk (c. 17 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Aniva (c. 8 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Gornozavodsk (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Makubetsu, Wakkanai, Korsakov (min 5000 pop).

Each 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 seven 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 33 km SSE of Shebunino, 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 142.0939° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.1836° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km SSE of Shebunino, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-31 17:14:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-31 17:46:06 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 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 0.901 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us1000az6p Id of event.
Event Code 1000az6p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000az6p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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