A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 135 km NE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (84 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 21:11:19 / January 22, 2016 @ 9:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84.77 km (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.9734 East, latitude 53.9685 North, depth = 84.77 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ghp. Id of event: us10004ghp. The temblor was reported at 09:11:19 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 135 km NE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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