A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 239 km SE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (149 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:20:20 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000de5d. Id of event: us6000de5d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 10:20:20 / February 3, 2021 @ 10:20 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 165.6515° East, 55.044° North.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 239 km SE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.
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