A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 162 km SW of Vostok, Russia (101 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:59:33 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.6894 East, latitude 47.6937 North, depth = 365.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009epd. Id of event: us70009epd. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 12:59:33 / May 12, 2020 @ 12:59 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 365.09 km (227 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 162 km SW of Vostok, Russia.
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