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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Shikotan in Russia

Earthquake location 43.3568S, 146.3317WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Shikotan in Russia on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/19 / 2019-04-19 04:14:59 / April 19, 2019 @ 4:14 am. The temblor was reported at 14:14:59 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 146.3317 East, latitude 43.3568 North, depth = 46.23 km. Event id: us7000391w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000391w. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.23 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk, Nemuro (min 5000 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 58 km SSW of Shikotan, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 146.3317° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.3568° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km SSW of Shikotan, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-19 04:14:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-19 04:35:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 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 340 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 2.697 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us7000391w Id of event.
Event Code 7000391w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000391w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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