A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 265 km N of Saskylakh, Russia (165 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 114.996° East, 74.3296° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d27a. Event ids that are associated: us6000d27a. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:41:18 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 00:41:18 / December 19, 2020 @ 12:41 am.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 265 km N of Saskylakh, Russia.
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