A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 168 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia (104 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.41 km (39 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 150.0233 East, latitude 45.1986 North, depth = 63.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 14:07:32 / February 8, 2017 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ihv. Id of event: us20008ihv. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:07:32 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 168 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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