A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 246 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia (153 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 21:41:16 / May 19, 2017 @ 9:41 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008vc1. Unique identifier: us10008vc1. The temblor was reported at 07:41:16 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 150.4526° East, latitude 43.9848° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 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 one and in the last 365 days eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 246 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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