A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 171 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (106 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 23:10:45 / August 26, 2018 @ 11:10 pm. Exact location, longitude 149.4733° East, latitude 44.1877° North, depth = 39.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.1 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ghrp. Unique identifier: us1000ghrp. The temblor was reported at 09:10:45 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 171 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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