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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Kuril’sk in Russia



Earthquake location 44.4973S, 148.153WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 84 km SSE of Kuril’sk, Russia (52 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.19 km (37 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 18:07:32 / April 14, 2018 @ 6:07 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0cl. Unique identifier: us2000e0cl. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:07:32 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 148.153° East, 44.4973° North, depth 60.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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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. 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: 84 km SSE of Kuril’sk, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 148.153° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.4973° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84km SSE of Kuril'sk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-14 18:07:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-14 19:29:23 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 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 4.008 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 164 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 us2000e0cl Id of event.
Event Code 2000e0cl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000e0cl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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