A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 68 km W of Kuril’sk, Russia (42 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:52:27 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.41 km (36 miles). Exact location, longitude 147.0128° East, latitude 45.234° North, depth = 57.41 km. Unique identifier: us10006sx4. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006sx4. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 18:52:27 / September 26, 2016 @ 6:52 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 68 km W of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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