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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Severo-Kuril’sk in Russia

Earthquake location 48.9703S, 154.8322WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 211 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (131 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us60006rm7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006rm7. Global time and date of event 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 00:33:45 / December 15, 2019 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 154.8322 East, latitude 48.9703 North, depth = 73.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:33:45 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 73.23 km (46 miles).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 211 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 154.8322° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.9703° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 73.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 211km 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 2019-12-15 00:33:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-20 02:30:11 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 326 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 4.52 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us60006rm7 Id of event.
Event Code 60006rm7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006rm7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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