A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 231 km SE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (144 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us6000besq. Event ids that are associated: us6000besq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:26:54 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 20:26:54 / August 10, 2020 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 157.9677 East, latitude 48.9648 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 231 km SE of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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