Light Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Strikes 290km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia

A shallow earthquake of magnitude 4.5 was reported 290km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia, near Russia at a depth of 47.9 km, according to the United States Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered to be light.

It struck at Aug 12, 2018 at 10:41:14 UTZ. USGS reports that this quake event was manually reviewed.

Map of Earthquake

For updates on this quake, please visit the USGS Event Page.

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