A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 119 km ESE of Shikotan, Russia (74 miles). Exact location of event, depth 21.78 km, 148.0642° East, 43.3584° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60006ly4. Event ids that are associated: us60006ly4. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:50:16 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 10:50:16 / December 4, 2019 @ 10:50 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.78 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 119 km ESE of Shikotan, Russia.
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