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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 25 km WSW of Ust’-Barguzin, Russia

Earthquake location 53.3046S, 108.6856WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Ust’-Barguzin in Russia on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b3ep. Unique identifier: us6000b3ep. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 108.6856° East, latitude 53.3046° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 13:42:35 / July 24, 2020 @ 1:42 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:42:35 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barguzin, Ust’-Barguzin (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ust’-Barguzin (c. 7 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barguzin (c. 6 100 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km WSW of Ust’-Barguzin, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 108.6856° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.3046° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25 km WSW of Ust’-Barguzin, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-24 13:42:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-31 13:04:29 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 312 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 3.484 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 48 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 us6000b3ep Id of event.
Event Code 6000b3ep An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b3ep, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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