A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 179 km ENE of Vostok, Russia (111 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/18 / 2018-10-15 16:45:09 / October 15, 2018 @ 4:45 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 308.05 km (191 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 308.05 km, 151.302° East, 49.2731° North. The temblor was reported at 02:45:09 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). 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: us1000hcdc. Id of event: us1000hcdc.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 179 km ENE of Vostok, Russia.
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