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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Shikotan in Russia

Earthquake location 43.7917S, 147.4977WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 62 km E of Shikotan, Russia (39 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 147.4977 East, latitude 43.7917 North, depth = 58.29 km. The temblor was reported at 22:34:07 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.29 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 22:34:07 / February 10, 2021 @ 10:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj29. Unique identifier: us6000dj29.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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 earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km E of Shikotan, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 147.4977° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.7917° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62 km E of Shikotan, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-10 22:34:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-26 05:16:34 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 284 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 3.556 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 185 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 us6000dj29 Id of event.
Event Code 6000dj29 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dj29, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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