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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 115 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia

Earthquake location 53.5123S, 160.1989WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 115 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia (71 miles). 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: us7000c6ag. Unique identifier: us7000c6ag. The temblor was detected at 00:26:14 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 160.1989 East, latitude 53.5123 North, depth = 63.66 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.66 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 00:26:14 / October 21, 2020 @ 12:26 am.

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 twenty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 115 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 160.1989° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.5123° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 115 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-21 00:26:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-02 03:20:03 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 1.051 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 164 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 us7000c6ag Id of event.
Event Code 7000c6ag An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c6ag, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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