A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 159 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia (99 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006r1m. Id of event: us10006r1m. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:11:19 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 12:11:19 / September 20, 2016 @ 12:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.21 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 149.79 East, latitude 44.758 North, depth = 44.21 km.
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 four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 159 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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