Kuril’sk, Russia Continues Experiencing Unrest, Now Strong 6.0 Earthquake Strikes Region

Earthquake location 49.4299S, 156.17W

A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) strikes 138 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (86 miles) on Tuesday. The 6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:45:14 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 42.02 km, 156.17° East, 49.4299° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.02 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/10/18 / 2018-10-09 07:45:14 / October 9, 2018 @ 7:45 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h97j. Unique identifier: us1000h97j.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/10/09/strong-earthquake-6-mag-138-km-s-of-severo-kurilsk-russia/

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