A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 192 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (119 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:38:27 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 08:38:27 / August 26, 2018 @ 8:38 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ghjh. Id of event: us1000ghjh. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 149.6439° East, 44.0445° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 192 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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