A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 246 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (153 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:11:36 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/16 / 2016-08-23 23:11:36 / August 23, 2016 @ 11:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 155.7032 East, latitude 48.4802 North, depth = 34.91 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006ua7. Id of event: us20006ua7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.91 km (22 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 246 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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