A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Otrada in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 173.72 km (108 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 04:54:55 / March 16, 2019 @ 4:54 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jgy3. Unique identifier: us1000jgy3. Exact location, longitude 146.4654° East, latitude 44.5867° North, depth = 173.72 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:54:55 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 74 km NE of Otrada, Russia.
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