A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km S of Kuril’sk, Russia (38 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.7478 East, latitude 44.6872 North, depth = 99.3 km. Global time and date of event 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 02:51:43 / July 17, 2017 @ 2:51 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.3 km (62 miles). Event id: us20009wuu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wuu. The temblor was picked up at 13:51:43 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 61 km S of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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