A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 300 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (186 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008vwu. Event ids that are associated: us10008vwu. The temblor was picked up at 02:57:00 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 154.1214° East, latitude 48.3125° North, depth = 50.54 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 16:57:00 / May 28, 2017 @ 4:57 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.54 km (31 miles).
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 300 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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