Earthquakes today

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

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Ural Mountains region, Russia

Earthquake location 54.7031S, 58.0747WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Ural Mountains region, Russia kilometers (0 miles) from Ural Mountains region, Russia. Id of earthquake: us2000h8l7. Event ids that are associated: us2000h8l7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 58.0747° East, latitude 54.7031° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:27:16 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 07:27:16 / September 5, 2018 @ 7:27 am.

Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Beloretsk (c. 70 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Satka (c. 49 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Trëkhgornyy (c. 34 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Asha (c. 33 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ust’-Katav (c. 25 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Bakal (c. 21 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mesyagutovo, Verkhniye Kigi, Berdyaush (min 5000 pop).

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

Did you feel anything?

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: Ural Mountains region, Russia.

Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 58.0747° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.7031° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Ural Mountains region, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-05 07:27:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-05 08:35:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 271 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 1.752 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us2000h8l7 Id of event.
Event Code 2000h8l7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h8l7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply