A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.42 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000jc18. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jc18. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:16:17 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 20:16:17 / March 7, 2019 @ 8:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 153.1078° East, latitude 48.4068° North, depth = 127.42 km.
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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: Kuril Islands.
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