A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 68 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia (42 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 87.01 km (54 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.4436 East, latitude 44.1235 North, depth = 87.01 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 15:37:29 / June 8, 2019 @ 3:37 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:37:29 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70003x99. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003x99. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 68 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia.
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