A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km WNW of Kuril’sk, Russia (31 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 20:59:02 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 10:59:02 / October 11, 2015 @ 10:59 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 194.49 km (121 miles). Exact location of event, depth 194.49 km, 147.2957° East, 45.4166° North. Event id: us10003pq0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003pq0.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 50 km WNW of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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