A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 219 km SE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (136 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:28:57 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 157.9391 East, latitude 49.0949 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70008h1w. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008h1w. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 23:28:57 / March 26, 2020 @ 11:28 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 219 km SE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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