A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 127 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia (79 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 149.3603 East, latitude 44.7558 North, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/17 / 2017-10-20 00:47:36 / October 20, 2017 @ 12:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:47:36 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aufh. Id of event: us1000aufh.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 127 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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