A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 77 km SW of Kuril’sk, Russia (48 miles). Unique identifier: us10008p8g. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008p8g. The temblor was detected at 07:39:52 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 20:39:52 / April 28, 2017 @ 8:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 129.34 km, 147.1183° East, 44.7949° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.34 km (80 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km SW of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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