A earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia (57 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 142.58 km, 148.8931° East, 45.6679° North. The 6.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:33:44 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.58 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 10:33:44 / February 13, 2020 @ 10:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kuril’sk in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007pa9. Event ids that are associated: us70007pa9, pt20044002.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 92 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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