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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Katav-Ivanovsk in Russia

Earthquake location 54.7534S, 58.0047WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Katav-Ivanovsk in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000h472. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h472. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 09:06:49 / September 29, 2018 @ 9:06 am. Exact location of event, longitude 58.0047 East, latitude 54.7534 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:06:49 / 2:06 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Beloretsk, Mesyagutovo, Berdyaush (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Beloretsk (c. 70 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Satka (c. 49 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Trëkhgornyy (c. 34 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Asha (c. 33 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ust’-Katav (c. 25 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bakal (c. 21 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km W of Katav-Ivanovsk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 58.0047° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.7534° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km W of Katav-Ivanovsk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-29 09:06:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-29 09:25:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 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 1.652 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us1000h472 Id of event.
Event Code 1000h472 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000h472, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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