A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 179 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (111 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004d78. Unique identifier: us10004d78. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 22:44:41 / January 9, 2016 @ 10:44 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:44:41 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.76 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 155.1725 East, latitude 49.1848 North, depth = 64.76 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 179 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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