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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 80 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia

Earthquake location 53.1008S, 159.8532WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:12:30 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70005vjr. Event ids that are associated: us70005vjr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.8532 East, latitude 53.1008 North, depth = 62.01 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 62.01 km (39 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/10/19 / 2019-10-11 19:12:30 / October 11, 2019 @ 7:12 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop). Close country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop).

Each 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 four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 80 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 159.8532° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.1008° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 80km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-11 19:12:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-09 21:56:55 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 284 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 0.73 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.18 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 us70005vjr Id of event.
Event Code 70005vjr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005vjr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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