A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Otrada in Russia on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hhed. Unique identifier: us1000hhed. 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 03:14:36 / October 26, 2018 @ 3:14 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:14:36 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 145.6544 East, latitude 44.6221 North, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 63 km NNW of Otrada, Russia.
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