A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 192 km SSW of Okhotsk, Russia (119 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:42:05 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.4583° East, 57.7099° North. Event id: us1000889d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000889d. Global time and date of event 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 05:42:05 / March 4, 2017 @ 5:42 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 192 km SSW of Okhotsk, Russia.
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