A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 291 km SE of Vostok, Russia (181 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 152.0332 East, latitude 47.3394 North, depth = 142.39 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/18 / 2018-12-22 10:45:14 / December 22, 2018 @ 10:45 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.39 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000iwa5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000iwa5. The temblor was reported at 20:45:14 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 291 km SE of Vostok, Russia.
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