A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 173 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia (107 miles). Exact location of event, depth 70.14 km, 150.0919° East, 45.3128° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.14 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 18:50:25 / March 15, 2017 @ 6:50 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:50:25 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ttb. Id of event: us20008ttb.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 173 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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