A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 116 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia (72 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009yyh. Event ids that are associated: us20009yyh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.2 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 09:02:42 / July 16, 2017 @ 9:02 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:02:42 / 7:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 149.2806 East, latitude 44.8766 North, depth = 44.2 km.
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 116 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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