A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 63 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia (39 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 68.3 km (42 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:23:02 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 02:23:02 / January 4, 2016 @ 2:23 am. Unique identifier: us10004dzv. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004dzv. Exact location of event, longitude 147.4848 East, latitude 43.9328 North, depth = 68.3 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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