A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 109 km S of Vrangel’, Russia (68 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007swd. Event ids that are associated: us10007swd. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:04:59 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 486.32 km (302 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 132.9481 East, latitude 41.7519 North, depth = 486.32 km. Global time and date of event 12/01/17 / 2017-01-12 17:04:59 / January 12, 2017 @ 5:04 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 109 km S of Vrangel’, Russia.
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