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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Anapa in Russia

Earthquake location 44.8853S, 37.1439WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Anapa in Russia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:36:00 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 05:36:00 / March 15, 2020 @ 5:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.75 km (23 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 37.1439 East, latitude 44.8853 North, depth = 36.75 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008fxj. Id of event: us60008fxj.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Akhtyrskiy, Trudobelikovskiy, Divnomorskoye (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop), Ukraine (c. 45 416 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (33 miles) from Novorossiysk (c. 241 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kerch (c. 152 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Slavyansk-na-Kubani (c. 65 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Krymsk (c. 57 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Anapa (c. 53 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Gelendzhik (c. 50 700 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km W of Anapa, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 37.1439° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.8853° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km W of Anapa, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-15 05:36:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-15 07:33:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 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 284 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 3.192 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 74 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 us60008fxj Id of event.
Event Code 60008fxj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008fxj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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