A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Otrada in Russia. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 13:19:34 / August 17, 2017 @ 1:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 146.2547° East, latitude 44.1891° North, depth = 140.16 km. The temblor was reported at 00:19:34 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 140.16 km (87 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a91n. Id of event: us2000a91n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 33 km ENE of Otrada, Russia.
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