A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 98 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (61 miles). Exact location of event, depth 66.01 km, 160.0935° East, 53.1996° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 23:55:54 / December 21, 2016 @ 11:55 pm. Unique identifier: us10007luz. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007luz. The temblor was reported at 11:55:54 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.01 km (41 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 98 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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