A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 163 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (101 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:42:20 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008j71. Unique identifier: us10008j71. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 08:42:20 / April 20, 2017 @ 8:42 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 156.1707 East, latitude 49.2122 North, depth = 43.72 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.72 km (27 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 163 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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