A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 122 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia (76 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.1897 East, latitude 44.0862 North, depth = 49.64 km. Global time and date of event 06/10/17 / 2017-10-06 20:32:26 / October 6, 2017 @ 8:32 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:32:26 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000arjs. Event ids that are associated: us1000arjs. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.64 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 122 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia.
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