A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Shikotan in Russia. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 17:18:57 / June 10, 2019 @ 5:18 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003xsm. Id of event: us70003xsm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.62 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 146.5493° East, 43.5623° North, depth 43.62 km. The temblor was reported at 04:18:57 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro, Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km SSW of Shikotan, Russia.
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