Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Kuril Islands


Earthquake location 46.878S, 152.8094WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 152.8094° East, 46.878° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:40:43 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 02:40:43 / July 1, 2020 @ 2:40 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000afjg. Event ids that are associated: us7000afjg.

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 four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: Kuril Islands.

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