A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 257 km SW of Severo-Kurilsk, Russia (160 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 20:54:05 / May 15, 2020 @ 8:54 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 138.12 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:54:05 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 153.5003 East, latitude 49.1009 North, depth = 138.12 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009n6m. Id of event: us70009n6m.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 257 km SW of Severo-Kurilsk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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