A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Korsakov in Russia on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 21:15:14 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 348.15 km (216 miles). Exact location, longitude 142.939° East, latitude 46.1905° North, depth = 348.15 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/16 / 2016-06-08 11:15:14 / June 8, 2016 @ 11:15 am. Id of earthquake: us200062rl. Event ids that are associated: us200062rl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (c. 176 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Korsakov (c. 35 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Aniva (c. 8 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Gornozavodsk (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gornozavodsk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Aniva. Close country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km SSE of Korsakov, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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