A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Troitskoye in Russia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.3838° East, 46.9291° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:08:07 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 19:08:07 / June 8, 2017 @ 7:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009ldn. Unique identifier: us20009ldn.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (c. 176 500 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Korsakov (c. 35 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Kholmsk (c. 32 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Nevel’sk (c. 17 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Dolinsk (c. 12 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Aniva (c. 8 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gornozavodsk, Dolinsk, Nevel’sk (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km W of Troitskoye, Russia.
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