A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 163 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia (101 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 85.07 km (53 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003l8j. Id of event: us10003l8j. Exact location of event, depth 85.07 km, 149.9597° East, 45.2145° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:10:14 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/09/15 / 2015-09-21 02:10:14 / September 21, 2015 @ 2:10 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 163 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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