A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 62 km E of Shikotan, Russia (39 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 147.4886° East, latitude 43.716° North, depth = 66.65 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 02:46:10 / December 28, 2016 @ 2:46 am. Id of earthquake: us10007n4g. Event ids that are associated: us10007n4g. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:46:10 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.65 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km E of Shikotan, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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