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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Severo-Kuril’sk in Russia

Earthquake location 49.7204S, 154.3547WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 165 km SW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (103 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008g9i. Id of event: us70008g9i. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:16:59 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 146.83 km (91 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 154.3547 East, latitude 49.7204 North, depth = 146.83 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 07:16:59 / March 26, 2020 @ 7:16 am UTC/GMT.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 165 km SW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 154.3547° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.7204° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 146.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 165km SW 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 2020-03-26 07:16:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-26 07:38:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 340 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 8.204 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 162 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 us70008g9i Id of event.
Event Code 70008g9i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008g9i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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