A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 84 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (52 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:31:22 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 155.5923° East, 49.9965° North, depth 100.26 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 08:31:22 / May 11, 2017 @ 8:31 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008rfu. Id of event: us10008rfu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100.26 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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