A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 177 km SE of Esso, Russia (110 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 160.7511° East, 54.8434° North, depth 108.95 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/08/19 / 2019-08-09 22:35:50 / August 9, 2019 @ 10:35 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000536w. Unique identifier: us6000536w. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 108.95 km (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:35:50 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 177 km SE of Esso, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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