A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 65 km ESE of Shikotan, Russia (40 miles). Exact location, longitude 147.4907° East, latitude 43.621° North, depth = 86.7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86.7 km (54 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:18:08 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000f09r. Unique identifier: us1000f09r. Global time and date of event 24/06/18 / 2018-06-24 13:18:08 / June 24, 2018 @ 1:18 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days five 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 65 km ESE of Shikotan, Russia.
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