A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 169 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (105 miles). Unique identifier: us10003p1y. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003p1y. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 04:48:36 / October 16, 2015 @ 4:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 156.1925 East, latitude 49.1571 North, depth = 42.38 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:48:36 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 42.38 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 169 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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