A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 256 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (159 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:14:54 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 154.8684° East, latitude 48.5183° North, depth = 51.75 km. Unique identifier: us60008axc. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008axc. Global time and date of event 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 09:14:54 / March 6, 2020 @ 9:14 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.75 km (32 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 256 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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