A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 57 km SSW of Kuril’sk, Russia (35 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004ary. Unique identifier: us10004ary. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 21:28:35 / January 1, 2016 @ 9:28 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113.08 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:28:35 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 147.6296 East, latitude 44.7496 North, depth = 113.08 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 57 km SSW of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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