A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 218 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia (135 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:09:58 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 18:09:58 / February 22, 2021 @ 6:09 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.46 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 49.46 km, 150.6522° East, 45.3363° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dk6j. Unique identifier: us6000dk6j.
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 218 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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