A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 130 km NNE of Kuril’sk, Russia (81 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 21:16:48 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000jauy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jauy. Global time and date of event 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 11:16:48 / March 5, 2019 @ 11:16 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.41 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 148.6406° East, latitude 46.2836° North, depth = 58.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 130 km NNE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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