A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 122 km E of Shikotan, Russia (76 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 06:34:37 / March 3, 2018 @ 6:34 am. The temblor was detected at 16:34:37 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d2cv. Event ids that are associated: us1000d2cv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 148.2279° East, latitude 43.9483° North, depth = 47.29 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.29 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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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