A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 168 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia (104 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us7000bdrs. Event ids that are associated: us7000bdrs. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 115.8 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 115.8 km, 149.8407° East, 45.8657° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 14:38:53 / August 21, 2020 @ 2:38 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:38:53 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 168 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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