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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia

Earthquake location 52.2354S, 159.6121WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (69 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 159.6121 East, latitude 52.2354 North, depth = 39.89 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:51:00 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 21:51:00 / January 16, 2020 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us700071as. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700071as. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.89 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 111 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 159.6121° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.2354° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 111km SE 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 2020-01-16 21:51:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-16 22:17:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 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 354 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 1.456 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us700071as Id of event.
Event Code 700071as An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700071as, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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