A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 212 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (132 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, 154.8815° East, 48.9438° North, depth 70.31 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:55:14 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 70.31 km (44 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 09:55:14 / February 18, 2016 @ 9:55 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004qrg. Unique identifier: us10004qrg.
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 thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 212 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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