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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia

Earthquake location 53.9323S, 161.4565WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 210 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (130 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 161.4565° East, latitude 53.9323° North, depth = 41.45 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:51:53 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 21:51:53 / August 29, 2018 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000h9id. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h9id. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.45 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 210 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 161.4565° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.9323° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 210km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-29 21:51:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-26 03:10:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 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 1.908 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 141 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 us2000h9id Id of event.
Event Code 2000h9id An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h9id, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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