A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 221 km SW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (137 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 153.641° East, latitude 49.4872° North, depth = 52.92 km. The temblor was detected at 12:16:48 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.92 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60008ga0. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008ga0. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 02:16:48 / March 16, 2020 @ 2:16 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 221 km SW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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