A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Owen Fracture Zone region (0 miles). Event id: us7000d172. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d172. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 20:27:36 / January 18, 2021 @ 8:27 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:27:36 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 57.7254° East, 12.9989° North, depth 10 km.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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. 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: Owen Fracture Zone region.
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