A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Otrada in Russia. The temblor was picked up at 03:27:29 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). 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: us20009nad. Unique identifier: us20009nad. Exact location of event, longitude 146.4266 East, latitude 44.679 North, depth = 177.46 km. Global time and date of event 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 17:27:29 / June 17, 2017 @ 5:27 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 177.46 km (110 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk. Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 81 km NNE of Otrada, Russia.
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