A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 129 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia (80 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:04:53 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20006twt. Unique identifier: us20006twt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.3 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 149.5348° East, latitude 45.2679° North, depth = 74.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/16 / 2016-08-21 16:04:53 / August 21, 2016 @ 4:04 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel the quake?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 129 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.