A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km SSE of Shikotan, Russia (72 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 09:21:23 / February 25, 2017 @ 9:21 am. Exact location, longitude 147.398° East, latitude 42.8799° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us20008md6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008md6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:21:23 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 116 km SSE of Shikotan, Russia.
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