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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Severo-Kuril’sk in Russia

Earthquake location 51.037S, 156.2908WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 41 km NNE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (25 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/20 / 2020-10-09 13:10:00 / October 9, 2020 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 156.2908° East, 51.037° North, depth 124.51 km. Event id: us6000c71c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c71c. The epicenter was at a depth of 124.51 km (77 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:10:00 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 41 km NNE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 156.2908° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.037° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 124.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41 km NNE 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 2020-10-09 13:10:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-12 12:49:12 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 298 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 2.249 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 171 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 us6000c71c Id of event.
Event Code 6000c71c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c71c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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