A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 241 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia (150 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 150.8392 East, latitude 44.6586 North, depth = 22.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 18:28:06 / February 20, 2017 @ 6:28 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.28 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:28:06 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100085zm. Event ids that are associated: us100085zm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 241 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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