A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 86 km ESE of Vostok, Russia (53 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:40:56 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000act5. Unique identifier: us2000act5. The epicenter was at a depth of 350.49 km (218 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 150.0368 East, latitude 48.7088 North, depth = 350.49 km. Global time and date of event 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 10:40:56 / August 29, 2017 @ 10:40 am UTC/GMT.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 86 km ESE of Vostok, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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