A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 82 km NNE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (51 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 22:59:31 / March 30, 2017 @ 10:59 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.8557 East, latitude 56.9342 North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us10008en1. Event ids that are associated: us10008en1. The temblor was picked up at 10:59:31 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter).
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 five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 82 km NNE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.
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