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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 130 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia

Earthquake location 52.1579S, 159.8965WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 130 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (81 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.8965 East, latitude 52.1579 North, depth = 50.59 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.59 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700071i8. Id of event: us700071i8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 04:00:55 / January 17, 2020 @ 4:00 am. The temblor was detected at 15:00:55 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter).

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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 130 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 159.8965° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.1579° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 130km 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 2020-01-17 04:00:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-17 23:23:50 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 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 1.153 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 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 us700071i8 Id of event.
Event Code 700071i8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700071i8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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