A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km WSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (80 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/19 / 2019-02-18 15:16:30 / February 18, 2019 @ 3:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 154.6213° East, latitude 50.0403° North, depth = 144.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 144.54 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:16:30 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000jjjt. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jjjt.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 128 km WSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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