A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 118 km SSW of Vostok, Russia (73 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 05:37:55 / February 23, 2017 @ 5:37 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008lpc. Id of event: us20008lpc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 367.04 km (228 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:37:55 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 148.2048° East, 47.9565° North, depth 367.04 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 118 km SSW of Vostok, Russia.
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