A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Otrada in Russia on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 18:21:45 / April 5, 2017 @ 6:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 145.35 km (90 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008gmp. Event ids that are associated: us10008gmp. Exact location of event, depth 145.35 km, 146.577° East, 44.6241° North. The temblor was detected at 05:21:45 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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