A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 109 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 149.1115° East, 44.7709° North, depth 66.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:11:43 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 11:11:43 / March 11, 2018 @ 11:11 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d31u. Id of event: us1000d31u. The epicenter was at a depth of 66.5 km (41 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 109 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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