A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 51 km SSW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 162.1587° East, 55.8054° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:26:04 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 16:26:04 / December 23, 2019 @ 4:26 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006q6k. Id of event: us70006q6k.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km SSW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.
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