A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 79 km ESE of Ozernovskiy, Russia (49 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, 157.59° East, 51.2573° North, depth 79.59 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 79.59 km (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004g0h. Id of event: us10004g0h. The temblor was picked up at 20:43:37 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 08:43:37 / January 21, 2016 @ 8:43 am UTC/GMT.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km ESE of Ozernovskiy, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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