A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 257 km WSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (160 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20005l20. Event ids that are associated: us20005l20. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 173.78 km (108 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:42:20 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/04/16 / 2016-04-22 21:42:20 / April 22, 2016 @ 9:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 153.1684° East, latitude 49.3553° North, depth = 173.78 km.
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 two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 257 km WSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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