A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 205 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia (127 miles). Global time and date of event 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 06:12:31 / August 28, 2018 @ 6:12 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000gihi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gihi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 150.3639 East, latitude 45.8483 North, depth = 116.79 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:12:31 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.79 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 205 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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