A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Vrangel’ in Russia. The temblor was reported at 08:11:29 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 472.56 km (294 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/15 / 2015-12-31 23:11:29 / December 31, 2015 @ 11:11 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 472.56 km, 133.2124° East, 42.2794° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004an6. Unique identifier: us10004an6.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Preobrazheniye, Livadiya, Vladimiro-Aleksandrovskoye (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Nakhodka (c. 146 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Vrangel’ (c. 20 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Livadiya (c. 12 700 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Preobrazheniye (c. 9 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vladimiro-Aleksandrovskoye (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 51 km SSE of Vrangel’, Russia.
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