A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 265 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (165 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 154.659 East, latitude 48.4898 North, depth = 55.75 km. Event id: us10006qa3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006qa3. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:28:25 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 23:28:25 / September 16, 2016 @ 11:28 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.75 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 265 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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