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Light earthquake 4 mag, 97 km SW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia

Earthquake location 55.6877S, 161.2485WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia. The temblor was detected at 07:45:43 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 161.2485° East, 55.6877° North, depth 114.68 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/18 / 2018-06-09 19:45:43 / June 9, 2018 @ 7:45 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 114.68 km (71 miles). Unique identifier: us1000ema8. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ema8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Klyuchi (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 97 km SW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 161.2485° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.6877° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 114.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 97km SW of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-09 19:45:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-09 21:42:58 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 246 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 3.072 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 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 us1000ema8 Id of event.
Event Code 1000ema8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ema8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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