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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 52 km NNE of Tigil’, Russia


Earthquake location 58.2499S, 158.9255WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 52 km NNE of Tigil’, Russia (32 miles). Unique identifier: us60006sii. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006sii. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.61 km (9 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:48:37 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 158.9255° East, latitude 58.2499° North, depth = 14.61 km. Global time and date of event 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 02:48:37 / December 17, 2019 @ 2:48 am UTC/GMT.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 52 km NNE of Tigil’, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 158.9255° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 58.2499° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km NNE of Tigil', Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-17 02:48:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-17 03:16:51 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 298 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 4.432 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 169 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 us60006sii Id of event.
Event Code 60006sii An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006sii, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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