A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 129 km SSE of Kuril’sk, Russia (80 miles). Unique identifier: us7000997c. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000997c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 05:17:49 / May 3, 2020 @ 5:17 am. Exact location of event, longitude 148.3786 East, latitude 44.1234 North, depth = 26.26 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:17:49 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.26 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 129 km SSE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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