A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 136 km S of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (85 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 10:47:51 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004wen. Unique identifier: us20004wen. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 22:47:51 / February 1, 2016 @ 10:47 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.87 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 162.228° East, latitude 55.0127° North, depth = 51.87 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 136 km S of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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