A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 232 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (144 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 21:46:49 / August 13, 2018 @ 9:46 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:46:49 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000g8hi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g8hi. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 150.1732° East, 43.9352° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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.
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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: 232 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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