A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km NNE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (40 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 162.7061° East, 56.804° North, depth 51.99 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:40:38 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/04/17 / 2017-04-06 15:40:38 / April 6, 2017 @ 3:40 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008f7f. Id of event: us10008f7f. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.99 km (32 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven 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. 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: 65 km NNE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.
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