A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 71 km WSW of Palana, Russia (44 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 158.7851° East, 58.9177° North, depth 15.42 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 02:34:32 / December 28, 2019 @ 2:34 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.42 km (10 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:34:32 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70006rsk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006rsk.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 71 km WSW of Palana, Russia.
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