A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 197 km SE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (122 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60009app. Unique identifier: us60009app. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 05:30:02 / April 16, 2020 @ 5:30 am. The temblor was detected at 16:30:02 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 157.6379° East, 49.1955° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 197 km SE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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