A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Zeya in Russia on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 10:54:59 / March 19, 2016 @ 10:54 am. Exact location of event, depth 13.79 km, 126.5351° East, 54.3989° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.79 km (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:54:59 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us20005azu. Id of event: us20005azu.
Country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zeya (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Zeya (c. 27 000 pop).
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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