A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Otrada in Russia on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.79 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 13:16:03 / November 5, 2018 @ 1:16 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:16:03 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 145.5707 East, latitude 44.5432 North, depth = 10.79 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i6zx. Unique identifier: us2000i6zx.
Nearby 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). The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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