A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Shikotan in Russia on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/19 / 2019-01-15 23:34:57 / January 15, 2019 @ 11:34 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.14 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:34:57 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000jb8w. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jb8w. Exact location of event, depth 42.14 km, 146.5125° East, 43.0994° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km SSW of Shikotan, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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