A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, east of the Kuril Islands (0 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d235. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d235. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 04:02:17 / December 23, 2020 @ 4:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:02:17 / 4:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 155.2462° East, latitude 45.5569° North, depth = 10 km.
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 two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: east of the Kuril Islands.
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