A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 60 km E of Shikotan, Russia (37 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:51:34 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 00:51:34 / March 6, 2018 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 147.4735° East, 43.825° North. 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: us2000dcn9. Id of event: us2000dcn9. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 60 km E of Shikotan, Russia.
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