A major earthquake with magnitude 7 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (62 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: pt20044002. Event ids that are associated: pt20044002. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.9 East, latitude 44.7 North, depth = 163 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kuril’sk in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 163 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:33:00 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 10:33:00 / February 13, 2020 @ 10:33 am.
Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 99 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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