A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, East of the Kuril Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.97 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 08:23:08 / April 7, 2017 @ 8:23 am UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:23:08 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008ff3. Event ids that are associated: us10008ff3. Exact location, longitude 152.0764° East, latitude 45.3745° North, depth = 47.97 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. 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: East of the Kuril Islands.
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