A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 268 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia (167 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000c556. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000c556. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.1259 East, latitude 46.0459 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:56:47 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/17 / 2017-12-16 00:56:47 / December 16, 2017 @ 12:56 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 268 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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