A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km W of Palana, Russia (43 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 18:09:03 / December 26, 2019 @ 6:09 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:09:03 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70006r9j. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006r9j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 158.7635° East, 59.0454° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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. 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: 69 km W of Palana, Russia.
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