A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 46 km SE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (29 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:58:00 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000g29y. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g29y. Exact location of earthquake, 156.4897° East, 50.3352° North, depth 65.82 km. 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 65.82 km (41 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/18 / 2018-08-02 21:58:00 / August 2, 2018 @ 9:58 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 46 km SE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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