A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 24 km WNW of Kuril’sk, Russia (15 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:16:25 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 162.21 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000a3b1. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3b1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.5774 East, latitude 45.2817 North, depth = 162.21 km. Global time and date of event 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 22:16:25 / July 27, 2017 @ 10:16 pm UTC/GMT.
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. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km WNW of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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