A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 135 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (84 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:16:01 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000arha. Event ids that are associated: us2000arha. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 05:16:01 / September 20, 2017 @ 5:16 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.06 km (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 148.9933° East, 44.304° North, depth 47.06 km. 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 twenty-three 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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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: 135 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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