A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 23 km ESE of Shikotan, Russia (14 miles) on Monday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:04:21 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d3wq. Event ids that are associated: us1000d3wq. Exact location, longitude 146.9787° East, latitude 43.7057° North, depth = 84.49 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 23:04:21 / March 4, 2018 @ 11:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 84.49 km (52 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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