A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 33 km E of Shikotan, Russia (21 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 06:03:13 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 147.1342 East, latitude 43.7936 North, depth = 79.23 km. Global time and date of event 31/10/18 / 2018-10-31 19:03:13 / October 31, 2018 @ 7:03 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000i81n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i81n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.23 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km E of Shikotan, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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