A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Shebunino in Russia on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.1306 East, latitude 46.222 North, depth = 17.37 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wt7. Unique identifier: us10008wt7. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:52:05 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.37 km (11 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 07:52:05 / May 31, 2017 @ 7:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Kholmsk, Korsakov (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (c. 176 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Korsakov (c. 35 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kholmsk (c. 32 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Nevel’sk (c. 17 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Aniva (c. 8 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Gornozavodsk (c. 5 600 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km SE of Shebunino, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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