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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Severo-Kuril’sk in Russia

Earthquake location 49.3553S, 153.1684WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 257 km WSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (160 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20005l20. Event ids that are associated: us20005l20. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 173.78 km (108 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:42:20 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/04/16 / 2016-04-22 21:42:20 / April 22, 2016 @ 9:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 153.1684° East, latitude 49.3553° North, depth = 173.78 km.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 257 km WSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 153.1684° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.3553° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 173.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 257km WSW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-22 21:42:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-22 22:06:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 4.713 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us20005l20 Id of event.
Event Code 20005l20 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005l20, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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