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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Palana in Russia

Earthquake location 58.7474S, 158.9228WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km SW of Palana, Russia (45 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.91 km (9 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:53:34 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i4y8. Unique identifier: us1000i4y8. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 04:53:34 / December 8, 2018 @ 4:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 158.9228 East, latitude 58.7474 North, depth = 14.91 km.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 72 km SW of Palana, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 158.9228° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 58.7474° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72km SW of Palana, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-08 04:53:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-08 05:10:56 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 326 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 4.278 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us1000i4y8 Id of event.
Event Code 1000i4y8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000i4y8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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