A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 207 km WSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (129 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 203.92 km, 153.4899° East, 49.8868° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 203.92 km (127 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:13:19 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 16:13:19 / August 23, 2020 @ 4:13 pm. Event id: us6000bjfx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bjfx.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 207 km WSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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