A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 187 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (116 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:48:00 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 149.2407° East, latitude 43.8575° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 00:48:00 / September 22, 2017 @ 12:48 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000asyh. Unique identifier: us2000asyh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 187 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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