A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 52 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia (32 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 109.23 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 10:21:52 / August 12, 2018 @ 10:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 147.2995° East, 44.0284° North, depth 109.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000g75x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g75x. The temblor was detected at 20:21:52 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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 quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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