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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Vilyuchinsk in Russia

Earthquake location 52.7768S, 158.7348WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Vilyuchinsk in Russia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.09 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:56:43 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 12:56:43 / January 11, 2021 @ 12:56 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7ey. Id of event: us6000d7ey. Exact location of earthquake, 158.7348° East, 52.7768° North, depth 77.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yelizovo, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Vilyuchinsk. Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 28 km SE of Vilyuchinsk, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 158.7348° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.7768° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 km SE of Vilyuchinsk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-11 12:56:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-11 14:22:07 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 326 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 0.252 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us6000d7ey Id of event.
Event Code 6000d7ey An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d7ey, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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