A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 210 km SW of Vostok, Russia (130 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 146.8062° East, 47.6402° North, depth 420.62 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:27:28 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000gc3f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gc3f. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 04:27:28 / August 18, 2018 @ 4:27 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 420.62 km (261 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 210 km SW of Vostok, Russia.
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