A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 97 km NE of Shikotan, Russia (60 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkzd. Id of event: us2000bkzd. Exact location of event, longitude 147.6532 East, latitude 44.369 North, depth = 86.69 km. The temblor was reported at 05:41:06 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86.69 km (54 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 19:41:06 / October 31, 2017 @ 7:41 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 97 km NE of Shikotan, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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