Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today


Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag has occurred near Provideniya in Russia



Earthquake location 64.8414S, -173.1918WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 51 km N of Provideniya, Russia (32 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 11:26:02 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000bj3e. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17165429, us2000bj3e. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 23:26:02 / November 5, 2017 @ 11:26 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -173.1918 West, latitude 64.8414 North, depth = 15 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

Questions or comments?

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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km N of Provideniya, Russia.

Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.



More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -173.1918° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 64.8414° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km N of Provideniya, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-05 23:26:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-11 05:00:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 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 211 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 ,ak,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 1.251 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 251 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 us2000bj3e Id of event.
Event Code 2000bj3e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak17165429,us2000bj3e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply