A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 270 km ESE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (168 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 18:54:32 / August 19, 2020 @ 6:54 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.2 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 26.2 km, 166.4866° East, 55.3396° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:54:32 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bhau. Id of event: us6000bhau. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 270 km ESE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.
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