A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km SW of Kuril’sk, Russia (30 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us1000e72j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e72j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.91 km (48 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:42:03 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 147.3929 East, latitude 44.9743 North, depth = 77.91 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 07:42:03 / May 17, 2018 @ 7:42 am.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 48 km SW of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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