A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 155 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia (96 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.03 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:17:35 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 149.7175° East, latitude 44.7115° North, depth = 40.03 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 19:17:35 / March 19, 2018 @ 7:17 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d85k. Unique identifier: us1000d85k.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 155 km ESE of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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