A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Otrada in Russia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 145.6708° East, latitude 44.7104° North, depth = 22.35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hptn. Id of event: us1000hptn. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/18 / 2018-11-09 16:09:01 / November 9, 2018 @ 4:09 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.35 km (14 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:09:01 / 2:09 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 72 km NNW of Otrada, Russia.
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