A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 139 km WSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (86 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 07:14:54 / October 14, 2015 @ 7:14 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:14:54 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10003niu. Event ids that are associated: us10003niu. Exact location of event, depth 28.37 km, 154.3845° East, 50.1064° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.37 km (18 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 139 km WSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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