A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 163 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (101 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 46.26 km, 156.0912° East, 49.2067° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 17:43:43 / April 20, 2017 @ 5:43 pm. The temblor was picked up at 03:43:43 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008jc2. Event ids that are associated: us10008jc2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.26 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 163 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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