A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 174 km WSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (108 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:40:10 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000gi0w. Event ids that are associated: us1000gi0w. 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 27.81 km (17 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 15:40:10 / August 27, 2018 @ 3:40 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 153.9777 East, latitude 49.9169 North, depth = 27.81 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 174 km WSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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