A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Slavyanka in Russia on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 131.2496 East, latitude 42.7364 North, depth = 543.33 km. Event id: us2000a2l0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a2l0. The epicenter was at a depth of 543.33 km (338 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 23:04:06 / July 29, 2017 @ 11:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:04:06 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop), North Korea (c. 22 912 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Vladivostok (c. 587 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hunchun (c. 77 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aoji-ri (c. 34 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sŏnbong (c. 27 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Slavyanka (c. 14 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kyŏngwŏn (c. 12 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kyŏngwŏn, Dunay, Sŏnbong (min 5000 pop).
Every 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 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km SW of Slavyanka, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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