A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 171 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (106 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:38:35 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 156.5766° East, 49.1658° North, depth 35 km. Id of earthquake: us1000hcx1. Event ids that are associated: us1000hcx1. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/18 / 2018-10-10 19:38:35 / October 10, 2018 @ 7:38 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 171 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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