Kuril’sk Continues With Massive Seismic Unrest

Earthquake location 49.319S, 156.1956W

A earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 151 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (94 miles). The 6.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:16:02 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000hacw. Event ids that are associated: pt18283004, at00pgeomo, us1000hacw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.46 km (11 miles). Exact location, longitude 156.1956° East, latitude 49.319° North, depth = 17.46 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/18 / 2018-10-10 23:16:02 / October 10, 2018 @ 11:16 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Severo-Kuril’sk in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/10/10/strong-earthquake-6-3-mag-strikes-near-severo-kurilsk-in-russia/

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