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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Kuril’sk in Russia

Earthquake location 44.9942S, 149.8884WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 159 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia (99 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:38:32 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/07/19 / 2019-07-21 12:38:32 / July 21, 2019 @ 12:38 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us60004x2b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004x2b. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.57 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 149.8884 East, latitude 44.9942 North, depth = 63.57 km.

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 159 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 149.8884° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.9942° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 159km E of Kuril'sk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-21 12:38:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-15 11:06:23 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 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 5.286 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 198 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 us60004x2b Id of event.
Event Code 60004x2b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004x2b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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