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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Severo-Kuril’sk in Russia

Earthquake location 50.9743S, 156.6604WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 50 km NE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (31 miles). 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 95.61 km (59 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bks0. Unique identifier: us7000bks0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 156.6604 East, latitude 50.9743 North, depth = 95.61 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 22:11:30 / September 9, 2020 @ 10:11 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:11:30 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km NE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 156.6604° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.9743° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 95.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50 km NE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-09 22:11:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-09 23:19:24 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 2.231 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 161 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 us7000bks0 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bks0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bks0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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