A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 250 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (155 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us100086tb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086tb. The temblor was detected at 10:47:52 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 154.7752° East, latitude 48.6041° North, depth = 52.88 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.88 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 00:47:52 / February 25, 2017 @ 12:47 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 250 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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