A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 20 km N of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (12 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 115.52 km (72 miles). Exact location, longitude 156.1481° East, latitude 50.8618° North, depth = 115.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 07:35:00 / October 18, 2020 @ 7:35 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cbgl. Id of event: us6000cbgl. The temblor was detected at 07:35:00 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km N of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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