A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 40 km NW of Severomuysk, Russia (25 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 112.9076 East, latitude 56.3655 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 04:00:41 / December 15, 2020 @ 4:00 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:00:41 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000cs65. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cs65.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 40 km NW of Severomuysk, Russia.
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