A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 226 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (140 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:55:55 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/17 / 2017-03-11 16:55:55 / March 11, 2017 @ 4:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.97 km (23 miles). Id of earthquake: us100088f6. Event ids that are associated: us100088f6. Exact location, longitude 161.1595° East, latitude 51.7046° North, depth = 36.97 km.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 226 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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