A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 294 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia (183 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 08:07:39 / January 20, 2021 @ 8:07 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 97.95 km (61 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:07:39 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.1378 East, latitude 46.5818 North, depth = 97.95 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcnk. Id of event: us6000dcnk.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 294 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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