A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 67 km SSE of Shikotan, Russia (42 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:00:37 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000genl. Id of event: us1000genl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 44.28 km (28 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 146.9669 East, latitude 43.2145 North, depth = 44.28 km. Global time and date of event 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 08:00:37 / August 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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