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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Yelantsy in Russia

Earthquake location 52.5133S, 106.8116WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Yelantsy in Russia. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000df5v. Unique identifier: us6000df5v. The temblor was detected at 16:10:01 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 16:10:01 / February 6, 2021 @ 4:10 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 106.8116 East, latitude 52.5133 North, depth = 10 km.

Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Ulan-Ude (c. 360 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Zarechnyy (c. 9 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ivolginsk (c. 7 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Turuntayevo (c. 6 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kabansk (c. 6 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sokol (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ulan-Ude, Ivolginsk, Sokol.

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 three 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 42 km SE of Yelantsy, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.8116° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.5133° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42 km SE of Yelantsy, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-06 16:10:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-06 16:59:23 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 2.124 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us6000df5v Id of event.
Event Code 6000df5v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000df5v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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