A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 73 km NNW of Ozernovskiy, Russia (45 miles). 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: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 21:38:21 / January 6, 2016 @ 9:38 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004c5h. Id of event: us10004c5h. Exact location, longitude 156.1724° East, latitude 52.1213° North, depth = 205.21 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 205.21 km (128 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:38:21 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 73 km NNW of Ozernovskiy, Russia.
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