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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Severo-Kuril’sk in Russia

Earthquake location 48.3838S, 155.1794WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 264 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (164 miles). Exact location of event, depth 50.19 km, 155.1794° East, 48.3838° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/11/19 / 2019-11-23 11:44:50 / November 23, 2019 @ 11:44 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006ehj. Unique identifier: us70006ehj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:44:50 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.19 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 264 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 155.1794° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.3838° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 264km SSW of Severo-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 2019-11-23 11:44:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-16 14:12:17 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 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 4.993 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 172 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 us70006ehj Id of event.
Event Code 70006ehj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006ehj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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