A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 271 km SSE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (168 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 03:41:50 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100048wq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100048wq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/12/15 / 2015-12-22 17:41:50 / December 22, 2015 @ 5:41 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.62 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 156.9738 East, latitude 48.2998 North, depth = 19.62 km. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 271 km SSE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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