A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 52 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia (32 miles). Exact location of event, depth 126.54 km, 148.5231° East, 45.3693° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:43:39 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.54 km (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008jpv. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008jpv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 16:43:39 / February 14, 2017 @ 4:43 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 nine 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.
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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. 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: 52 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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