A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 64 km SSW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (40 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/20 / 2020-01-10 10:51:25 / January 10, 2020 @ 10:51 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:51:25 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 161.995° East, latitude 55.7178° North, depth = 54.38 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.38 km (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60007dq6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007dq6.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 64 km SSW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.
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