A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 52 km NNE of Ozernovskiy, Russia (32 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 156.02 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:42:41 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/01/18 / 2018-01-20 21:42:41 / January 20, 2018 @ 9:42 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: us2000clym. Id of event: us2000clym. Exact location, longitude 156.7777° East, latitude 51.9416° North, depth = 156.02 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 52 km NNE of Ozernovskiy, Russia.
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