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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia

Earthquake location 55.844S, 162.9227WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 50 km SSE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (31 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.62 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.9227 East, latitude 55.844 North, depth = 39.62 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/19 / 2019-11-06 03:00:15 / November 6, 2019 @ 3:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:00:15 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006bhj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006bhj.

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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 50 km SSE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 162.9227° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.844° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km SSE of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-06 03:00:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-04 02:23:18 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 3.769 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us60006bhj Id of event.
Event Code 60006bhj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006bhj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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