A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 73 km WSW of Palana, Russia (45 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 05:55:32 / December 26, 2019 @ 5:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.8209 East, latitude 58.8214 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70006r4p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006r4p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:55:32 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 73 km WSW of Palana, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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