A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 234 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia (145 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us6000d5sh. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5sh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 150.8602 East, latitude 45.2877 North, depth = 35 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:25:45 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 03:25:45 / December 24, 2020 @ 3:25 am.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 234 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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