A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 240 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (149 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.7 km (37 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:50:14 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 22:50:14 / February 16, 2017 @ 10:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 154.4703° East, 48.7996° North, depth 59.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008m63. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008m63.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 240 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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