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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 179 km ESE of Mil’kovo, Russia

Earthquake location 53.8915S, 161.0185WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 179 km ESE of Mil’kovo, Russia (111 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 22:15:12 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 161.0185° East, latitude 53.8915° North, depth = 47.76 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000adti. Unique identifier: us6000adti. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 47.76 km (30 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/06/20 / 2020-06-17 22:15:12 / June 17, 2020 @ 10:15 pm.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 179 km ESE of Mil’kovo, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 161.0185° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.8915° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 179 km ESE of Mil’kovo, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-17 22:15:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-17 22:34:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.662 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us6000adti Id of event.
Event Code 6000adti An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000adti, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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