A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Otrada in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/19 / 2019-01-16 12:11:54 / January 16, 2019 @ 12:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 171.59 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000j4i4. Event ids that are associated: us2000j4i4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.4359 East, latitude 44.685 North, depth = 171.59 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:11:54 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 82 km NNE of Otrada, Russia.
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