A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 42 km E of Shikotan, Russia (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.2398 East, latitude 43.7278 North, depth = 91.95 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 91.95 km (57 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 08:55:48 / September 14, 2018 @ 8:55 am. The temblor was reported at 18:55:48 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000hi7k. Event ids that are associated: us2000hi7k.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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