A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 238 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia (148 miles) on Sunday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:35:02 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 150.8138° East, latitude 45.8404° North, depth = 80.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 10:35:02 / October 18, 2015 @ 10:35 am. Id of earthquake: us10003phf. Event ids that are associated: us10003phf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.91 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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: 238 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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