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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 47 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia

Earthquake location 52.7147S, 159.0955WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:19:51 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 04:19:51 / January 28, 2020 @ 4:19 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007hx9. Unique identifier: us60007hx9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.63 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.0955 East, latitude 52.7147 North, depth = 67.63 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yelizovo, Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 47 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 159.0955° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.7147° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km 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 2020-01-28 04:19:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-28 04:40:36 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 340 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 0.41 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 136 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 us60007hx9 Id of event.
Event Code 60007hx9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007hx9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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