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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia

Earthquake location 52.6622S, 159.5925WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia. Exact location of event, depth 54.48 km, 159.5925° East, 52.6622° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.48 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:38:17 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600085xk. Unique identifier: us600085xk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 07:38:17 / February 28, 2020 @ 7:38 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km ESE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 159.5925° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.6622° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km ESE 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 2020-02-28 07:38:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-28 11:01:23 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 246 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 0.676 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us600085xk Id of event.
Event Code 600085xk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600085xk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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