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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Derbent in Russia

Earthquake location 42.2686S, 48.9683WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Derbent in Russia on Friday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:27:12 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70003wlb. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003wlb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.44 km (39 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 48.9683 East, latitude 42.2686 North, depth = 63.44 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/06/19 / 2019-06-07 05:27:12 / June 7, 2019 @ 5:27 am.

Close country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Izberbash, Madzhalis, Kasumkent. Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Derbent (c. 106 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Izberbash (c. 42 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Xaçmaz (c. 37 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Dagestanskiye Ogni (c. 27 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Belidzhi (c. 16 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Xudat (c. 13 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kasumkent (c. 12 200 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 60 km ENE of Derbent, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 48.9683° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.2686° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km ENE of Derbent, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-07 05:27:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-07 08:40:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 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 3.828 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 us70003wlb Id of event.
Event Code 70003wlb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003wlb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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