A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 207 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (129 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 21:00:58 / January 12, 2020 @ 9:00 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 72.68 km (45 miles). Exact location, longitude 154.7558° East, latitude 49.036° North, depth = 72.68 km. Id of earthquake: us60007ets. Event ids that are associated: us60007ets. The temblor was reported at 08:00:58 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 207 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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