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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Otrada in Russia

Earthquake location 44.4408S, 146.253WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Otrada in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000mt7e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mt7e. Exact location, longitude 146.253° East, latitude 44.4408° North, depth = 187.81 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 187.81 km (117 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/06/24 / 2024-06-10 11:44:40 / June 10, 2024 @ 11:44 am. The temblor was picked up at 11:44:40 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km NE of Otrada, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 146.253° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.4408° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 187.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51 km NE of Otrada, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-10 11:44:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-23 06:51:16 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.648 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 179 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 us7000mt7e Id of event.
Event Code 7000mt7e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mt7e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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