A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 151 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (94 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 08:58:18 / April 20, 2017 @ 8:58 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 155.972° East, 49.3216° North, depth 57.44 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:58:18 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.44 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008j77. Id of event: us10008j77.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 151 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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