A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 21 km ENE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (13 miles). 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: 23/08/18 / 2018-08-23 07:46:59 / August 23, 2018 @ 7:46 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000gfxy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gfxy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.7987 East, latitude 56.3091 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 19:46:59 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 21 km ENE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.
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