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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia

Earthquake location 55.6829S, 161.6813WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia. Exact location, longitude 161.6813° East, latitude 55.6829° North, depth = 79.45 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:26:07 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 20:26:07 / November 9, 2020 @ 8:26 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 79.45 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000ce9w. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ce9w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Klyuchi. Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 78 km SW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 161.6813° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.6829° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 79.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 78 km SW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-09 20:26:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-13 18:33:28 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 259 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 3.201 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us7000ce9w Id of event.
Event Code 7000ce9w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ce9w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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