A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 57 km W of Kuril’sk, Russia (35 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 14:01:40 / April 7, 2017 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:01:40 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.157 East, latitude 45.1575 North, depth = 138.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008fh8. Event ids that are associated: us10008fh8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 138.22 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 57 km W of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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