A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 138 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia (86 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:14:02 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 05:14:02 / July 9, 2020 @ 5:14 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 131.87 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 131.87 km, 149.4895° East, 45.7491° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000akjy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000akjy.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 138 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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