A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 152.9419° East, 46.243° North, depth 11.65 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:17:39 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/19 / 2019-11-07 03:17:39 / November 7, 2019 @ 3:17 am. Event id: us60006bx8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006bx8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.65 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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