A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 291 km ESE of Vostok, Russia (181 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 16:55:30 / April 2, 2018 @ 4:55 pm. Exact location, longitude 152.2565° East, latitude 47.557° North, depth = 90.67 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 90.67 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000dxks. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxks. The temblor was picked up at 02:55:30 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 291 km ESE of Vostok, Russia.
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