A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 89 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia (55 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 17:42:23 / July 8, 2017 @ 5:42 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000987g. Id of event: us1000987g. The temblor was reported at 03:42:23 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.8 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 147.6829 East, latitude 44.2047 North, depth = 96.8 km. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 89 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia.
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