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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Kozyrëvsk in Russia

Earthquake location 56.1155S, 160.1074WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Kozyrëvsk in Russia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 160.1074 East, latitude 56.1155 North, depth = 131.68 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 131.68 km (82 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:51:01 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 15:51:01 / October 17, 2020 @ 3:51 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cbc5. Unique identifier: us6000cbc5.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Klyuchi (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 16 km ENE of Kozyrëvsk, Russia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 160.1074° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.1155° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 131.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16 km ENE of Kozyrëvsk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-17 15:51:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-24 19:10:27 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 271 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 3.212 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 124 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 us6000cbc5 Id of event.
Event Code 6000cbc5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cbc5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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