A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 128 km E of Shikotan, Russia (80 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 18:29:40 / April 9, 2018 @ 6:29 pm. Event id: us2000dx1n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dx1n. Exact location, longitude 148.3016° East, latitude 43.9762° North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:29:40 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 128 km E of Shikotan, Russia.
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