A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 73 km WSW of Palana, Russia (45 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us7000dfgt. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfgt. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:09:20 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 158.8595 East, latitude 58.7407 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 15:09:20 / March 4, 2021 @ 3:09 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 73 km WSW of Palana, Russia.
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