A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 224 km ESE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (139 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:58:49 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 02:58:49 / March 26, 2020 @ 2:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 159.0331° East, 49.9072° North, depth 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us70008g6q. Event ids that are associated: us70008g6q.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 224 km ESE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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