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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia

Earthquake location 57.1214S, 161.8383WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 106 km NNW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (66 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ha1t. Unique identifier: us1000ha1t. Exact location of event, longitude 161.8383 East, latitude 57.1214 North, depth = 7.14 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/18 / 2018-10-03 21:55:11 / October 3, 2018 @ 9:55 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:55:11 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.14 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km NNW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 161.8383° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.1214° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 106km NNW 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 2018-10-03 21:55:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-19 04:08:11 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 312 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 4.497 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 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 us1000ha1t Id of event.
Event Code 1000ha1t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ha1t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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