A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 231 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia (144 miles). Global time and date of event 24/10/16 / 2016-10-24 03:00:59 / October 24, 2016 @ 3:00 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:00:59 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 150.8268° East, latitude 45.2447° North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20007gb8. Event ids that are associated: us20007gb8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 231 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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