A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 291 km SW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (181 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 159.61 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:56:28 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000449a. Unique identifier: us1000449a. Exact location of event, longitude 153.2664 East, latitude 48.8245 North, depth = 159.61 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/15 / 2015-12-05 05:56:28 / December 5, 2015 @ 5:56 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
Did you feel it?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 291 km SW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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