A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km SW of Palana, Russia (45 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.91 km (9 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:53:34 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i4y8. Unique identifier: us1000i4y8. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 04:53:34 / December 8, 2018 @ 4:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 158.9228 East, latitude 58.7474 North, depth = 14.91 km.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km SW of Palana, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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