A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 159 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (99 miles). Exact location of event, depth 39.08 km, 156.07° East, 49.2472° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 16:01:22 / April 20, 2017 @ 4:01 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:01:22 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.08 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008j9k. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008j9k.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 159 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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