A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km NW of Kuril’sk, Russia (59 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 183.73 km, 147.0506° East, 45.8588° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 183.73 km (114 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:56:09 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000h634. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h634. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/08/18 / 2018-08-23 21:56:09 / August 23, 2018 @ 9:56 pm.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 95 km NW of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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