A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 234 km SE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (145 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 16:17:47 / July 20, 2020 @ 4:17 pm. Event id: us6000b3i5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3i5. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.4436 East, latitude 49.1936 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:17:47 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 234 km SE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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