A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 224 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (139 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.4 km (26 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 03:19:33 / August 18, 2017 @ 3:19 am. The temblor was reported at 13:19:33 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 149.7959° East, 43.752° North, depth 42.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000aazr. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aazr.
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 ten 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 224 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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