A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 159 km NE of Yelizovo, Russia (99 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.82 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 02:47:20 / March 8, 2019 @ 2:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 159.7582° East, latitude 54.363° North, depth = 107.82 km. The temblor was detected at 14:47:20 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jc89. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jc89.
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 five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 159 km NE of Yelizovo, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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