A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Zeya in Russia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/17 / 2017-10-26 16:26:20 / October 26, 2017 @ 4:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.17 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ax5g. Unique identifier: us1000ax5g. The temblor was reported at 01:26:20 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 128.5342° East, 53.9964° North, depth 9.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zeya (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Zeya (c. 27 000 pop).
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 struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 87 km ENE of Zeya, Russia.
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