A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 234 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (145 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 150.1792° East, 43.9091° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/19 / 2019-12-31 17:41:11 / December 31, 2019 @ 5:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:41:11 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70006sxi. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006sxi.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five 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: 234 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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