A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 236 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (147 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 155.3214 East, latitude 48.6211 North, depth = 20.97 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.97 km (13 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hdec. Id of event: us1000hdec. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 19:49:01 / October 12, 2018 @ 7:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:49:01 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 236 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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