A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 176 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (109 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69.33 km (43 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:40:01 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000861i. Unique identifier: us1000861i. Global time and date of event 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 23:40:01 / February 21, 2017 @ 11:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 155.0878° East, latitude 49.2444° North, depth = 69.33 km. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 176 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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